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  1. News - World - MALI

    French-led forces take control of key north Mali town, US to help refuel warplanes

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... of neighbouring Niger. “The French and African forces are in 100 per cent control of the town of Gao,” another Malian security source said. “There is popular rejoicing and everyone is very happy.” Other ...

  2. News - World - MALI

    More Islamist attacks feared in Mali

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 02:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gao Russia reveals it is supplying guns to Mali’s government, Russia revealed on Wednesday it was supplying guns to Mali’s government, as French troops defused ... earlier. With the capital in disarray, Al-Qaeda-linked fighters hijacked the Tuareg rebellion and took control of the north. France launched its intervention on January 11, after Mali’s interim ...

  3. News - World - MALI

    Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:10am by Reuters

    ... defeats at the hands of the Tuaregs and al-Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels. MUJWA, one of three Islamist groups which seized control of northern Mali last year, had threatened to carry out attacks ...

  4. News - World - MALI

    Malians vote in watershed presidential run-off

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... year, and widespread poverty has contributed to unrest in the north, with several armed groups vying for control in the vacuum left when the Islamists fled. The region is home predominantly ...

  5. 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 ... back the insurgents who have controlled northern Mali since April. An Islamist militant said that the battle for control of the Konna area was "not finished". The rebels pushed south ...

  6. News - World - MALI

    Radical Islamists launch attack on Malian city of Gao

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:18pm by Associated Press

    ... of northern Mali’s towns from control by the extremists. Reached by telephone, Gao Mayor Sadou Diallo said the Islamic fighters launched their attack inside the Quatrieme Quartier, or Fourth District, ... the Niger River. He said that by evening the situation appeared to be under control, though residents said they still heard shooting. “There was heavy gunfire. The situation is under control now. ...

  7. News - World - MALI

    Three Mali Islamists killed in Timbuktu ‘clean-up’ raid

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 01:19am by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... fighting on Sunday. Islamic militants-- who had controlled Timbuktu along with other key northern Mali cities for nearly 10 months until being driven out in January – used the confusion created ... rebels, a soldier and a civilian dead. “For the moment it’s calm in Timbuktu. We have the situation under control,” a Malian officer had said earlier on Monday. “Our team on the ground is sweeping ...

  8. News - World - MALI

    France increases troop numbers in Mali and prepares for assault

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

    ... said a resident of the nearby town of Segou, who declined to be named out of fears for her safety. The Islamists appeared to be mostly equipped with Russian-made machine guns and other small ...

  9. News - World - MALI

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

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

    ... a coup in Bamako in March last year before losing control to well-armed Islamists. A French-led intervention quickly drove insurgents from most of their northern strongholds, but significant ...

  10. News - World - MALI

    Mali's refugee misery spreads with Islamists' advance

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... on the outskirts of town: "Our soldiers are at war!" No one knows how many refugees have arrived in Segou since rebel fighters began advancing south after months of controlling the desert ... Another convoy was seen leaving Bamako in a northerly direction. One of the refugees caught up in these events is Asadek Dicko, 20, who left his hometown of Timbuktu when Islamists seized control ...




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