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  1. News - China - MALI

    Chinese troops bolster UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

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

    ... a number of logistical difficulties in northern Mali’s harsh environment, where water is scarce and temperatures sore above 40 degrees Celsius. Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Ameerah Haq last year called MINUSMA “one of the most logistically challenging missions the United Nations has ever launched”. Jihadists in northern Mali were weakened by the French-led military campaign ...

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

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gao A French force of 1,000 soldiers in a major offensive has swept a valley thought to be a logistics base for Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists near the Malian city ... of the French land forces in Mali, on Monday. “We surrounded the valley north of Gao, which we believe serves as a logistics base for jihadist groups, and we began to search methodically,” said Barrera, ...

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

    French, Malian troops push north as African defence chiefs meet

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 05:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... the Economic Community of West African States has pledged more than 4,500 soldiers to help Mali retake its Islamist-occupied north, their deployment has been delayed by financing and logistical ... Lamamra told reporters. France has asked several Western countries and others to provide logistical support such as planes to allow aerial refuelling, sources close to Defence Minister Jean-Yves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1136661/french-malian-troops-push-north-african-defence-chiefs-meet
  4. News - World - MALI

    International donor conference for war-torn Mali opens

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

    ... and logistical resources has hampered the AFISMA force, set up by the west African bloc Ecowas to support Malian troops against Islamist forces who seized swathes of the arid north after a coup last ...

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

    Islamists flee as French troops push north

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 5,800 soldiers, but deployment has been slow, hampered by cash and logistical constraints. And radical Islamist group Ansaru on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack in central Nigeria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1133197/islamists-flee-french-troops-push-north
  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

    ... only aerial and logistical support for a military intervention led by African ground troops. France plunged headfirst into the conflict in its former colony last week, bombarding ... of the enormous logistics operation needed to support thousands of troops in the baking Sahara sun, a terrain the Islamists have operated in for nearly a decade. Transport planes bringing military ...

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

    Looting mars liberation as French and Malian troops secure Timbuktu

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... reached the amount of US$455.53 million," African Union peace and security commissioner Ramtane Lamamra said at the AU headquarters. A woeful lack of cash and logistical resources has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1138745/looting-mars-liberation-french-and-malian-troops-secure-timbuktu
  8. News - World - MALI

    French leader vows to restore Mali sovereignty soon

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... After initially hesitating, the United States has backed the French-led action with logistical support, sending transport planes, surveillance drones and refuelling tankers to boost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1196304/french-leader-vows-restore-mali-sovereignty-soon
  9. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist targets in Mali after Hollande visit

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 02:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Timbuktu France said it carried out major air strikes on Sunday near Kidal, the last bastion of armed extremists chased from Mali’s desert north in a lightning French-led offensive, after a whirlwind visit by President Francois Hollande. An army spokesman said 30 warplanes had bombed training and logistics centres run by Islamist extremists overnight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1142869/france-bombs-islamist-targets-mali-after-hollande-visit
  10. News - World - MALI

    Looting in Timbuktu as donors pledge US$455 million for Mali

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... in Ethiopia. A woeful lack of cash and logistical resources has hampered deployment of nearly 6,000 west African troops under the African-led force for Mali (AFISMA) which is expected to take over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1138777/looting-timbuktu-donors-pledge-us455-million-mali

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