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  1. News - World - MALI

    Radical Islamists launch attack on Malian city of Gao

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

    ... 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. The Islamists entered via Quatrieme Quartier, and the army went to meet them and was able to push them back,” said Diallo. “There is another group that entered via the river, but they too were pushed ...

  2. News - World - MALI

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

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

    ... combing the 20km valley with the help of Malian soldiers and police officers going into the nomad camps and mud houses which line the dry river basin. “This is the fourth wadi we have gone ... and cross-checking with information from witnesses, French intelligence officials have concluded that the forested “wadi”, or dry river basin, would be perfect for concealing weapons stockpiles. The fighters ...

  3. News - World - MALI

    French troops begin withdrawal from Timbuktu

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 11:55am by Associated Press in Timbuku

    ... crossing the Niger River, located on the southern perimeter of Timbuktu. France has commandeered the river crossing, and on Thursday small convoys of military vehicles were lining up, waiting ... onlookers gathered near the river crossing to watch the French departure, which is expected to be phased over five days. Several had long faces, despondent with worry. “People think ...

  4. News - World - MALI

    African forces boost Mali offensive, concern over abuses

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:33pm by AFP

    ... soldiers from Burkina Faso had arrived in Markala, 270 kilometres north of the capital Bamako, to “take up the baton from the French” guarding a strategic bridge on the Niger river. “They ...

  5. News - World - MALI

    Mali war escalates with French intervention

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

    ... inside their homes. Konna is just 45 miles (70 kilometres) north of the government-held town of Mopti, a strategic port city along the Niger River. A soldier, who spoke on condition of anonymity ...



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