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PhysOrg
Team to analyze the risk to Sherpa communities of glacial lake burstingImja Lake in the Himalaya region is a glacier lake that is on the verge of burs
Team to analyze the risk to Sherpa communities of glacial lake bursting
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Imja Lake in the Himalaya region is a glacier lake that is on the verge of bursting, posing a severe threat to settlements below. Arizona State University anthropologist Milan Shrestha will be part of a team studying the lake — both the risk it poses... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two Malian soldiers killed at checkpoint in TimbuktuBAMAKO: Two Malian soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a che
Two Malian soldiers killed at checkpoint in Timbuktu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
BAMAKO: Two Malian soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a checkpoint on the outskirts of Timbuktu, military sources said, fuelling concern at simmering violence following a breakdown in a peace accord. "The attack by armed men took... Read more
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The Star
Two Malian soldiers killed at checkpoint in TimbuktuBAMAKO (Reuters) - Two Malian soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen att
Two Malian soldiers killed at checkpoint in Timbuktu
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two Malian soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a checkpoint on the outskirts of Timbuktu, military sources said, fuelling concern at simmering violence following a breakdown in a peace accord. "The attack by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile northGAO: The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than U
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
GAO: The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than US$1 billion (£650 million) into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile northThe leader of the Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA), Mohamed Ag Najim (R),
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
The leader of the Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA), Mohamed Ag Najim (R), leads his men in prayer outside Anefis, Mali, August 26, 2015. The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion into Mali but its... Read more
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The Star
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile northGAO (Reuters) - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
GAO (Reuters) - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion (£650 million) into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg... Read more
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Swissinfo
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile northBy Emma Farge GAO (Reuters) - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeep
Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Emma Farge GAO (Reuters) - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion (£650 million) into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mali pro-government militia agrees to leave town after president intervenesBAMAKO, Mali - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali
Mali pro-government militia agrees to leave town after president intervenes
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a no
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a northern town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the Platform militia coalition, said Sunday that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a no
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a northern town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the Platform militia coalition, said Sunday that... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern townBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a no
Mali militia agrees to leave occupied northern town
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 4 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a northern town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the Platform militia coalition, said Sunday that... Read more
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ABC News
Mali Militia Agrees to Leave Occupied Northern TownA government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a northern town it occup
Mali Militia Agrees to Leave Occupied Northern Town
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
A government-allied militia in Mali says it will leave a northern town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the Platform militia coalition, said Sunday that militiamen would comply... Read more
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Salon.com
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — France’s defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in Mali
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — France’s defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in Mali has died after being accidentally shot by a fellow soldier at a military camp. In a statement Friday, the ministry said the 23-year-old soldier, Baptiste Truffaux,... Read more
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Daily Herald
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in MaliBAMAKO, Mali -- France's defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in Mal
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in Mali
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali -- France's defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in Mali has died after being accidentally shot by a fellow soldier at a military camp. In a statement Friday, the ministry said the 23-year-old soldier, Baptiste Truffaux, died... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - France's defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in
French soldier killed in accidental shooting in Mali
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 5 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - France's defense ministry says a French soldier deployed in Mali has died after being accidentally shot by a fellow soldier at a military camp. In a statement Friday, the ministry said the 23-year-old soldier, Baptiste Truffaux,... Read more
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ABC News
Mali Militia Refuses to Leave Town After Peace Deal BrokenA government-allied militia in Mali said Friday it won't follow demands by an i
Mali Militia Refuses to Leave Town After Peace Deal Broken
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
A government-allied militia in Mali said Friday it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, a spokesman for the militia, said it did not want... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal brokenBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow de
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the militia, said Friday... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal brokenBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow de
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the militia, said Friday... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal brokenBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow de
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the militia, said Friday... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal brokenBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow de
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the militia, said Friday... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal brokenBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow de
Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A government-allied militia in Mali says it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. Fihroun Maiga, spokesman for the militia, said Friday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Libya's Desert South, a Town Fends for ItselfUbari — Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a
In Libya's Desert South, a Town Fends for Itself
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ubari — Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Power-divisions-plague-LibyaEven as UN Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon announced the dialogue between rival
Power-divisions-plague-Libya
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Even as UN Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon announced the dialogue between rival Libyan factions would resume this week in the Moroccan resort town of Skhirat, cracks and fissures rippled through the House of Representatives in Tobruk and the interim... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
UN to investigate militia role in breaking Mali peace accordBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A United Nations official says Mali's peace accord monitori
UN to investigate militia role in breaking Mali peace accord
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 7 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A United Nations official says Mali's peace accord monitoring committee is demanding the immediate evacuation of government-allied militia members from a town they took from separatists in the country's north. GATIA militia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Delivers Aid to Thousands in Southern Libya As Conflict RagesGeneva — Amid heaving fighting in Libya, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday
UNHCR Delivers Aid to Thousands in Southern Libya As Conflict Rages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Geneva — Amid heaving fighting in Libya, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday it had managed to distribute aid to tens of thousands of displaced people in and around Tripoli and in the south-west of the conflict-ridden country over the past month,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Meallta agus millte Bíodh ceol maith ann agus tiocfaidh na sluaite Ag féile cheoil Womad na blia
Meallta agus millte
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Bíodh ceol maith ann agus tiocfaidh na sluaite Ag féile cheoil Womad na bliana seo, i Malmesbury Shasana, bhí mé faoi gheasa, chan amháin ag an cheol, ach ag ceardlanna, bialanna, ollphuball na bpáistí, scannáin, filíocht,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Delivers Aid to Thousands in Southern Libya As Conflict FlaresThis is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming - to w
UNHCR Delivers Aid to Thousands in Southern Libya As Conflict Flares
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 25 August 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In Libya, UNHCR has managed to distribute aid to tens... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meetingBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meeting
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its participation in the committee monitoring a peace agreement with the government and other groups until militias that overtook its designated land leave. Mossa Ag... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Former '30 Rock' star Tracy Morgan weds long-time fianceeUK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'UK marine researchers
Former '30 Rock' star Tracy Morgan weds long-time fiancee
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle' A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination. A century-old message in a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Sierra Leone releases its last known Ebola patientUK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'UK marine researchers
Sierra Leone releases its last known Ebola patient
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle' A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination. A century-old message in a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meetingBAMAKO, Mali -- Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its par
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meeting
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali -- Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its participation in the committee monitoring a peace agreement with the government and other groups until militias that overtook its designated land leave. Mossa Ag Attaher, a... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meetingBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its
Mali separatists refuse to participate in monitoring meeting
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 10 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali's Tuareg separatist group has said it will suspend its participation in the committee monitoring a peace agreement with the government and other groups until militias that overtook its designated land leave. Mossa Ag... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Mali rebels pull out of peace accord’s monitoring group Published: 24 August 2015 10:19 AM The peacekeeping mission in Mali has set
Mali rebels pull out of peace accord’s monitoring group
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 24 August 2015 10:19 AM The peacekeeping mission in Mali has set up a 20km safety zone around Kidal to protect civilians and prevent a spread of fighting. – AFP pic, August 24,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The silent spread of terror in MaliOn June 30, terrorist group Ansar Dine claimed responsibility for two notable a
The silent spread of terror in Mali
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
On June 30, terrorist group Ansar Dine claimed responsibility for two notable attacks in Mali that took place several days before, one on the border with Mauritania, and the other close to the southern border with Côte d'Ivoire in Fakola and Sikasso.... Read more
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The New Age
Two UN peacekeepers seriously injured in Mali mine blastTwo United Nations peacekeepers were seriously injured Saturday when their vehi
Two UN peacekeepers seriously injured in Mali mine blast
The New Age / Posted 11 days ago
Two United Nations peacekeepers were seriously injured Saturday when their vehicle triggered a landmine in northern Mali. MINUSMA, the UN's peacekeeping mission in the volatile west African nation, said the vehicle, part of a logistics convoy, hit... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
2 UN peacekeepers seriously injured in Mali mine blast Published: 22 August 2015 11:23 PM Two United Nations peacekeepers were seri
2 UN peacekeepers seriously injured in Mali mine blast
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 11:23 PM Two United Nations peacekeepers were seriously injured yesterday when their vehicle triggered a landmine in northern Mali. Minusma, the UN's peacekeeping... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
International Mediation Concerned Over Clashes in Kidal, Calls for Respect of Algiers Peace AgreementAlgiers — The International mediation in the Malian crisis, concerned over the
International Mediation Concerned Over Clashes in Kidal, Calls for Respect of Algiers Peace Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Algiers — The International mediation in the Malian crisis, concerned over the recent clashes in the Kidal region, in northern Mali, called for respecting the clauses of the peace agreement, resulted from Algiers process. In a statement, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Peace Deal? No End to Mali ConflictBamako — More than eight weeks after a landmark peace accord between Mali's Bam
What Peace Deal? No End to Mali Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Bamako — More than eight weeks after a landmark peace accord between Mali's Bamako government and a Tuareg-led rebel coalition brought hope of an end to years of unrest, little has been done to end the fighting and militancy is once again on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mali separatists reject UN exclusion zone around northern townsBAMAKO: Separatists in Mali told U.N. peacekeepers on Wednesday to remove a sec
Mali separatists reject UN exclusion zone around northern towns
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
BAMAKO: Separatists in Mali told U.N. peacekeepers on Wednesday to remove a security zone set up around northern towns to forestall further violence with pro-government militias that has undermined a peace accord. The demand will likely raise... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Mali separatists reject U.N. exclusion zone around northern townsChildren watch as a Minusma peacekeeping armored vehicle drive past in Kidal, M
Mali separatists reject U.N. exclusion zone around northern towns
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 15 days ago
Children watch as a Minusma peacekeeping armored vehicle drive past in Kidal, Mali, July 23, 2015. BAMAKO Separatists in Mali told U.N. peacekeepers on Wednesday to remove a security zone set up around northern towns to forestall further violence... Read more
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The Star
Mali separatists reject U.N. exclusion zone around northern townsBAMAKO (Reuters) - Separatists in Mali told U.N. peacekeepers on Wednesday to r
Mali separatists reject U.N. exclusion zone around northern towns
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Separatists in Mali told U.N. peacekeepers on Wednesday to remove a security zone set up around northern towns to forestall further violence with pro-government militias that has undermined a peace accord. The demand will likely... Read more
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Salon.com
UN: Over 3 million people suffer from hunger in MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali officials and the United Nations say more than 3 milli
UN: Over 3 million people suffer from hunger in Mali
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali officials and the United Nations say more than 3 million people are suffering from hunger as insecurity persists in the country’s north. U.N. humanitarian coordinator Mbaranga Gasarabwe said Wednesday that food insecurity... Read more
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iol.co.za
New militant group emerges in MaliAPIn this file photo, Malian troops man an observation post outside Sevare, som
New militant group emerges in Mali
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
APIn this file photo, Malian troops man an observation post outside Sevare, some 620 kms north of Mali's capital Bamako. Photo: Jerome Delay Bamako/ Sevare - Imam Elhadji Sekou Ba was one of the few people in his village of Barkerou who dared to... Read more
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The Hindu
Mali’s Islamist conflict spreads as new militant group emergesMassina Liberation Front (MLF), a new group blamed for a wave of attacks that i
Mali’s Islamist conflict spreads as new militant group emerges
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Massina Liberation Front (MLF), a new group blamed for a wave of attacks that is shifting the country's 3-year-old Islamist conflict from the remote desert north ever closer to its populous south. Imam Elhadji Sekou Ba was one of the few people in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mali's Islamist conflict spreads as new militant group emergesLast Thursday, shortly after dinner, he was gunned down on his doorstep. Local
Mali's Islamist conflict spreads as new militant group emerges
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
Last Thursday, shortly after dinner, he was gunned down on his doorstep. Locals suspect the killing was carried out by the Massina Liberation Front (MLF), a new group blamed for a wave of attacks that is shifting Mali's three-year-old Islamist... Read more
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