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Political Armed Movements Reaffirm Commitment to ‘Cease-Fire’, ‘Road Map’ – AllAfrica.com


Political Armed Movements Reaffirm Commitment to 'Cease-Fire', 'Road Map'
AllAfrica.com
Algiers — The political armed movements of the northern Mali which participated Tuesday in the 3rd round of "peace talks" in Algiers, reaffirmed their commitment to respect the cease-fire and to move forward in the negotiations in accordance with the …
Mali peace accord expected by year's endStarAfrica.com
Mali peace talks face new delaymagharebia.com

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:18 am

Complementary Training for the Engineers of GTIA ELOU in Koulikoro – PR Newswire (press release)


Complementary Training for the Engineers of GTIA ELOU in Koulikoro
PR Newswire (press release)
Bamako, Mali — The re-training of GTIA ELOU has entered its third week. Specialist training continues in Koulikoro camp. This in parallel with the training for infantry companies and command post conducted in Sikasso garrison. In particular, engineers

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:07 pm

War-torn Mali plans to build university in Timbuktu – The Guardian


The Guardian

War-torn Mali plans to build university in Timbuktu
The Guardian
According to Mali's minister of culture, N'Diaye Ramatoulaye Diallo, the proposed Timbuktu university will offer courses covering everything from literature to farming to renewable energy. With temperatures in the desert regularly hitting 50C, there is

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:01 am

Mali’s Griots See a Role in the Peace Process – Voice of America


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Mali's Griots See a Role in the Peace Process
Voice of America
Mali's griots – the traditional historians, story tellers, poets and musicians – say they have a role to play as the country struggles to heal from conflict. With negotiations ongoing in Algiers between northern separatist rebels and the Bamako
Timbuktu's embattled citizens head home despite Mali's uncertain futureThe Guardian

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 9:56 am

French forces detain suspects in Mali UN attack – Reuters


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French forces detain suspects in Mali UN attack
Reuters
DAKAR (Reuters) – French forces have detained three men and seized a large cache of arms which they believe were linked to a recent rocket attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali in which a Senegalese peacekeeper was killed, the French military said on …
French forces issue stern warning to northern Mali terror groupsStarAfrica.com

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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 5:15 pm

With Mali peace talks set to resume, Security Council urges ‘spirit of compromise’ – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

With Mali peace talks set to resume, Security Council urges 'spirit of compromise'
UN News Centre
17 October 2014 – Welcoming the scheduled resumption on 19 October of the inter-Malian negotiation process in Algiers, the United Nations Security Council today called on all parties in Mali “to engage in good faith and in the spirit of compromise” in
UN urges Mali peace accord at Algiers talksReuters
Inter-Malian Dialogue – Mali "Renews" Confidence in Algerian Government AllAfrica.com
Mali peace talks open in Algiersmagharebia.com

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Posted on 18 October 2014 | 1:13 pm

At Least 6 Killed in Northern Mali – Voice of America


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At Least 6 Killed in Northern Mali
Voice of America
Mali's northern desert region, home to the nomadic Tuaregs, has sought greater autonomy for a region known as Azawad for decades and last rose up in 2012. Negotiations between the government and pro-independence groups are due to resume in Algiers …
At least seven dead in north Mali clashesYahoo News
At least six killed in northern Mali ahead of peace talksReuters

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Posted on 17 October 2014 | 1:33 pm

WHO to test Ebola preparedness in Ivory Coast and Mali – Irish Times


WHO to test Ebola preparedness in Ivory Coast and Mali
Irish Times
The World Health Organisation will send experts to test the Ebola-preparedness measures in Ivory Coast and Mali, the two countries at greatest risk of being the next to be affected by the epidemic, WHO's health security response chief Isabelle Nuttall
UPDATE 1-WHO to test Ebola preparedness in Ivory Coast and MaliReuters Africa

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Posted on 16 October 2014 | 9:38 pm

Mali conflict: UN urged to send more troops – BBC News


BBC News

Mali conflict: UN urged to send more troops
BBC News
Mali has asked the UN to send a rapid intervention force to fight Islamist militants in the north of the country. Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop told the UN Security Council that urgent measures were needed following recent killings of UN
Mali Calls for Rapid Reaction Force to Quell UnrestVoice of America
UN: At Least 1 Peacekeeper Killed in Mali AttackABC News
UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, vows to boost defencesYahoo News
Reuters -Aljazeera.com
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Posted on 8 October 2014 | 10:17 pm

UN chief ‘outraged’ by deadly Mali ambush – Aljazeera.com


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UN chief 'outraged' by deadly Mali ambush
Aljazeera.com
Strong condemnation has greeted the killing of nine UN peacekeepers from Niger by assailants on motorbikes in northeastern Mali. Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, said in a statement he was "outraged" by Friday's attack, which he described as "a …
Nine UN troops killed in worst attack yet on Mali forceReuters
Nine UN peacekeepers from Niger killed in ambush by rebels in MaliThe Guardian
Mali's UN troops killed in 'deadliest attack'BBC News
CNN -ABC News -Huffington Post
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Posted on 4 October 2014 | 3:20 am

Mali – Yahoo News Search Results

Mali: Political Armed Movements Reaffirm Commitment to 'Cease-Fire', 'Road Map'

[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The political armed movements of the northern Mali which participated Tuesday in the 3rd round of "peace talks" in Algiers, reaffirmed their commitment to respect the cease-fire and to move forward in the negotiations in accordance with the roadmap of Algiers , following the previous stages of the dialogue.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:25 am

French forces detain suspects in Mali U.N. attack

DAKAR (Reuters) – French forces have detained three men and seized a large cache of arms which they believe were linked to a recent rocket attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali in which a Senegalese peacekeeper was killed, the French military said on Sunday. Friday's raid on a house in the north Malian town of Kidal led to the seizure of large quantities of munitions of the kind used in attacks …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:34 am

UN urges Mali peace accord at Algiers talks

By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS (Reuters) – The United Nations peacekeeping chief on Saturday urged the Malian government to show a strong signal of its commitment to peace as negotiations with rebels restarted. U.N. Undersecretary General Herve Ladsous was visiting Algiers, where the Algerian government is hosting negotiations between Mali's government and six mostly Tuareg rebel groups. “Mali’s …

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 7:52 am

Mali holds Ebola vaccine trials

Bamako (AFP) – Mali's health minister says the west African country has started trials of an Ebola vaccine on scientific researchers.

Posted on 11 October 2014 | 1:43 pm

Mali health workers get experimental GSK vaccine in Ebola trials

Healthcare workers in Mali have been given an experimental Ebola vaccine as part of the first human trials of the shot in West Africa, where three nations are battling the worst outbreak on record. Three Malian health staff have been given the vaccine and 37 more are due to receive it in the coming weeks, according to a statement issued by the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) at the …

Posted on 10 October 2014 | 2:42 pm

Jihadists announce blood-soaked return to northern Mali

Bamako (AFP) – From roadside bombs and rocket attacks to murderous ambushes launched on motorbikes, Mali's ousted jihadists have announced their return in a bloodbath of foreign troops in the desert north.

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 4:43 am

Mali asks for UN rapid-reaction force

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Mali on Wednesday asked the United Nations to send a rapid-reaction force to help end a wave of attacks on UN peacekeepers in the north, where Islamist fighters are back on the warpath.

Posted on 8 October 2014 | 8:31 pm

Mali to UN: Consider a rapid intervention force

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Mali's foreign minister urged the United Nations on Wednesday to consider creating a rapid intervention force to fight extremist groups in the African country's troubled north, warning that the region "once again runs the risk of becoming the destination of hordes of terrorists."

Posted on 8 October 2014 | 5:47 pm

Mali PM: France, U.N. must step up fight against Islamists in Mali

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – Mali's prime minister said on Monday Islamist militants had been given an opportunity to return to the north of the country after France redeployed troops across the region and urged French and U.N. forces to go on the attack to stop their resurgence. Nine U.N. peacekeepers from Niger were killed on Friday when gunmen on motorbikes ambushed their convoy on Friday …

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 6:59 am

Mali struggles to filter passengers from Ebola-hit Guinea

By Joe Penney KOUREMALE Mali (Reuters) – At a Mali border post in Kouremale about 130 km (80 miles) south of the capital Bamako, five health workers stand under a thatched roof, directing passengers arriving from Guinea to wash their hands. Their temperatures are then taken with digital guns to check for fever, one of the early symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus that originated in Guinea and has …

Posted on 4 October 2014 | 12:26 pm