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  1. News - World - MALI

    Mali's famous culture under threat as Islamists ban music

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian World-famous musical culture under threat as al-Qaeda-linked insurgents ban music and impose the strictest interpretation of sharia law Malian musicians choke on the strains of extremism The pickup halted in Kidal, the far-flung Malian desert ...

  2. News - China - MALI

    Chinese troops bolster UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

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

    ... violence. A source from the UN’s MINUSMA force confirmed the deployment but said he wasn’t immediately able to provide details. UN peacekeepers took over security in July last year from ...

  3. News - World - MALI

    Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

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

    ... to just 1,000 troops – a rapid reaction force meant to tackle any outbreaks of Islamist violence. A EU mission is also retraining and equipping Mali’s armed forces, demoralised by last year’s ... on polling stations in northern Mali before the July 28 first round but the electoral process passed off without any violence. “This was an important stage in the transition in Mali towards peace ...

  4. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... summary executions, arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, and destruction and looting of private property,” said Ban. Reports of retaliatory violence by the national army against Tuaregs had ...

  5. News - World - MALI

    UN hopes to have aid access to northern Mali within days

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

    ... in violence was possible, while unexploded ordnance and landmines also posed a threat. That comment came as Malian soldiers patrolling Gao uncovered a stash of industrial-strength explosives ...

  6. News - World - MALI

    More Islamist attacks feared in Mali

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

    ... descending into a cycle of violence. The problem, she said, was not just rebel groups but also the army and black majority who have carried out reprisal attacks on light-skinned Tuaregs and Arabs ...

  7. News - World - MALI

    Suicide bomber hits north Mali, troops clash in capital

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

    ... units, attacked the camp,” said Yaya Bouare, one of the “Red Beret” soldiers inside the camp, adding that there were many wounded. The violence came on the day the first EU military trainers were ...



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