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MPs tour Dutch site at UN Mali mission – NL Times


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MPs tour Dutch site at UN Mali mission
NL Times
The Second Chamber announced yesterday that a number of Parliament Members spent the last four days visiting the Dutch troops in Mali. The parliamentarians were received in Camp Castor by contingent commander Stephan Kooijman. Dutch soldiers are …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:07 am

Gallery: Malaria prevention in Ansongo, Mali – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Gallery: Malaria prevention in Ansongo, Mali
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Northern Mali has been one of the most neglected and unstable areas of the country since the conflict started in early 2012. The population has serious difficulties accessing health care. MSF is carrying out chemopreventive treatment for malaria in 16

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:49 pm

Inter-Malian Dialogue – Mali "Renews" Confidence in Algerian Government … – AllAfrica.com


Inter-Malian Dialogue – Mali "Renews" Confidence in Algerian Government
AllAfrica.com
Algiers — Mali "renewed" confidence in the Algerian government which led mediation in the inter-Malian inclusive dialogue, Malian minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International Cooperation, Abdoulaye Diop stressed Sunday in Algiers.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:25 pm

Inter-Malian Dialogue – UN Calls On Malian Parties to Negotiate in "Good Faith … – AllAfrica.com


Inter-Malian Dialogue – UN Calls On Malian Parties to Negotiate in "Good Faith
AllAfrica.com
New York — The United Nations Security Council welcomed Friday the resumption of the Inter-Malian negotiations process in Algiers, calling the Malian parties to negotiate in "good faith" to reach a sustainable peace agreement. In a statement at the

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:15 pm

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


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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 UK

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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

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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


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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
UN: At Least 1 Peacekeeper Killed in Mali AttackABC News
UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, vows to boost defencesYahoo News
Mali asks UN to send more troopsAljazeera.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
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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
Mali's UN troops killed in 'deadliest attack'BBC News
9 peacekeepers killed in Mali, UN saysCNN
ABC News -The Guardian -Yahoo News
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Posted on 4 October 2014 | 3:20 am

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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: UN Calls for 'Spirit of Compromise'

[UN News]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 the talks towards the ultimate end of agreeing a "comprehensive and inclusive" peace deal.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 6:08 am

U.N. 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 18 October 2014 | 8:45 pm

At least 6 killed in northern Mali ahead of peace talks

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Clashes between armed groups and pro-government militias killed at least six people in northern Mali, Tuareg rebels said on Friday, stoking tensions ahead of a new round of peace talks later this month. 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 …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:48 am

At least six killed in northern Mali ahead of peace talks

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Clashes between armed groups and pro-government militias killed at least six people in northern Mali, Tuareg rebels said on Friday, stoking tensions ahead of a new round of peace talks later this month. 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 …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:27 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