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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    France launches probe into suspects linked to African jihad network

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 01:13pm by Associated Press in Paris

    ... Associated Press in Paris Preliminary charges have been filed against four men detained last week in Paris and suspected of links with a budding network of jihadists for Mali. A judicial ... freed but must report regularly to authorities. The official wasn’t authorised to speak publicly and asked not to be identified. France is fighting a military campaign in Mali aimed at routing ...

  2. News - World - MALI

    Hollande says Mali terrorism forced back but 'not defeated yet'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako President Francois Hollande received a rapturous welcome in Mali on Saturday as he promised that France would stay as long as necessary to continue the fight ... defeated yet,” said Hollande, whose decision to intervene in Mali three weeks ago won him accolades in the former French colony. “France will stay by your side as long as necessary, as long ...

  3. News - World - MALI

    Suicide bomber hits north Mali, troops clash in capital

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gao A suicide bomber blew himself up in northern Mali on Friday as a dramatic turn towards guerrilla tactics by Islamists and an outbreak of fighting among soldiers in the capital show the war is far from won for the embattled nation. In Mali’s first ever suicide bombing, an attacker drove up to a group of Malian troops in Gao, the largest town in the north, ...

  4. News - World - AFRICA

    Breakaway group 'rejects terrorism' and is ready to end Mali conflict

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako Calls for investigation into reports of civilian executions and women being sexually abused Breakaway group ready to end Mali conflict One of the main Islamist groups occupying northern Mali split yesterday, with the breakaway faction saying it was ready for talks to end a two-week-old French-led offensive, amid growing concerns over rights ...

  5. News - World - MALI

    Islamists set fire to library housing ancient manuscripts

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Sevare, Mali Insurgents torch library with thousands of artefacts in 'devastating blow' to world heritage Islamists set fire to ancient manuscripts Islamist ... of sub-Saharan Africa's medieval history. "It's true. They have burned them,"Cisse said in a phone interview from Mali's capital, Bamako. "They also burned down several ...

  6. News - World - TERRORISM

    Papers found in Timbuktu suggest al-Qaeda has ground-to-air missiles

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Timbuktu, Mali Discovery of a manual, written in Arabic, for a ground-to-air weapon raises fears terror group has the means to shoot down an airliner Mali cachesuggests ... in Mali. And the manual was a detailed guide, with diagrams and photographs, on how to use a weapon that worries anti-terror agencies worldwide: a surface-to-air missile capable of downing ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    France tells its citizens to leave Benghazi

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and was seeking clarification from Britain. France, whose military action in Mali is said to have provoked the threat, confirmed yesterday that it had followed Britain's lead. "The information ... "There is a risk of retaliatory attacks against Western targets in Libya following the French intervention in the conflict in Mali." Benghazi was the cradle of the uprising that ousted ...


    Algeria hostage crisis comes to an end, dozens killed in final assault

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 10:18am by Agence France-Presse in In Amenas

    ... intervention against jihadists in neighbouring Mali. The apparent leader of the commando group warned in a recording broadcast Saturday that he would blow up the factory if the army got too close. ... that 2,000 of the 2,500 troops it had pledged were now on the ground in Mali, said that no more of its citizens were being held. President Hollande said French troops would stay in Mali as long ...



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