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  1. News - World - MALI

    Tuareg separatists offer military help to defeat Mali's Islamists

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... movement, the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA), inflicted such humiliation on the Malian army that it triggered a military coup in Bamako. In the ensuing political vacuum, the central ... offer military help to defeat Islamists Fearful of being caught in the middle of the conflict engulfing Mali, the country's Tuaregs have offered to put their renowned fighting prowess ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1128799/tuareg-separatists-offer-military-help-defeat-malis-islamists
  2. News - China - MALI

    Chinese troops bolster UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... the pan-African AFISMA military mission, which had been supporting French troops who entered Mali to push back an Islamist incursion that was advancing on the capital. France is winding down its ... become the country’s first democratically elected leader since a March 2012 military coup. UN officials have acknowledged that peacekeepers face the threat of guerrilla attacks and will encounter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1407574/chinese-troops-bolster-un-peacekeeping-mission-mali
  3. News - World - MALI

    UN approves military action against Islamists in Mali

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Security Council gives one-year mandate to African-led force to end Islamists' grip UN agrees military steps to freeMali's north The UN Security Council has unanimously approved sending an African-led military force to help wrench northern Mali from Islamist militants. A Security Council resolution on Thursday gave the force a one-year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1110048/un-approves-military-action-against-islamists-mali
  4. News - World - MALI

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... on Sunday. France’s 3rd Mechanised Brigade later began the excavation of a thick forest where military intelligence suspects a jihadist base may be hidden. French soldiers will spend the coming days ... there anymore,” Barrera told reporters. “We are now operating in north-central Mali, to break the enemy by denying it time to reorganise.” Listening to audio recordings, flying observation missions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1210661/france-launches-major-offensive-mali-islamists
  5. News - World - MALI

    Chinese candidate Astan Coulibaly blazes election trail in Mali

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 11:55am by AFP

    ... and tensions between the communities intensified during a 10-month Islamist occupation ended by a French-led military intervention launched in January. The government in Bamako is due to resume talks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358447/chinese-candidate-shanghai-surprise-mali-polls
  6. News - World - MALI

    France increases troop numbers in Mali and prepares for assault

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 10:32am by Associated Press in Bamako

    ... and a magnet for extremists from around the world. Despite five days of airstrikes the rebels have extended their reach, taking over a strategically important military camp in the central Malian town ... region, just north of the central Malian city of Segou, then seized Diabaly, a town of 35,000 that is home to an important military camp. France ordered the evacuation of the roughly 60 French ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1129260/france-increases-troop-numbers-mali-and-prepares-assault
  7. News - World - MALI

    Mali war escalates with French intervention

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 11:10am by Associated Press in Bamako

    ... Mali’s president for help to counter the militants Residents in central Mali said they had seen Western military personnel arriving in the area, with planes landing at a nearby airport throughout ... a French hostage. The raid early Saturday in Somalia could have been aimed at preventing al-Shabab fighters from harming the kidnapped French security official in reprisal for the French military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1126257/mali-war-escalates-french-intervention
  8. News - World - MALI

    International donor conference for war-torn Mali opens

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Addis Ababa An international donor conference to drum up funds and troops to help the military operation against Islamist militants in Mali opened on Tuesday ... solidarity with the Republic of Mali and its people,” African Union Commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said in her opening speech. “We all know the gravity of the crisis...It is a situation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1138579/international-donor-conference-war-torn-mali-opens
  9. News - World - MALI

    Mali and French troops in fresh clashes with Islamists

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako, Mali Troops fight Islamists for control of town Fresh clashes erupted overnight between the Malian army, backed by French troops, and Islamist insurgents encircling the central town of Konna, military sources said. Fighting broke out on Wednesday near the town, whose capture by Islamist rebels last week prompted France to intervene in a bid to drive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1130433/mali-and-french-troops-fresh-clashes-islamists
  10. News - World - MALI

    UN hopes to have aid access to northern Mali within days

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... now have access back into central Mali," said David Gressly, who steers humanitarian operations in the region for the UN. "But we're looking for a broader access, throughout ... said in Geneva. French forces intervened in Mali on January 11 to help the army halt an advance on the capital Bamako by Islamists who overran the north after a military coup in March last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1144747/un-hopes-have-aid-access-northern-mali-within-days

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