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  1. 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

    ... a safe haven in Mali,” said a White House statement. In the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the African Union said it would be calling on its members to bolster the strength of AFISMA, ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako French and Malian troops pushed north towards the key Islamist strongholds in northern Mali, as west African defence chiefs gathered in Ivory Coast Saturday ...

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

    African forces boost Mali offensive, concern over abuses

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako African forces moved towards Mali’s centre on Thursday, as the European Union joined a chorus of concern over summary killings and abuses in the offensive on al-Qaeda-linked groups. The first troops from a UN-mandated African force aimed at replacing the French mission have “already started to move towards central towns”, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1135229/african-forces-boost-mali-offensive-concern-over-abuses
  3. News - China - MALI

    Chinese troops bolster UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

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

    ... arrived in Mali on Thursday to strengthen the United Nations peacekeeping force in the troubled west African nation’s rebel-infested north, sources said. A foreign diplomatic source in the capital ... the pan-African AFISMA military mission, which had been supporting French troops who entered Mali to push back an Islamist incursion that was advancing on the capital. France is winding down its ...

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

    Chinese candidate Astan Coulibaly blazes election trail in Mali

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Segou, Mali Vow to battle poverty and ability to promote racial harmony wins support for Shanghai-born candidate seeking office in West African state Chinese ... hailed as an embodiment of racial harmony in the fractured west African nation. The 54-year-old, born Yu Hong Wei in the eastern Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, is competing for a constituency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358447/chinese-candidate-shanghai-surprise-mali-polls
  5. News - World - MALI

    Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

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

    ... – black African, Arab and Tuareg – but many in the south are hostile to funnelling more of Mali’s scarce resources to a region they see as responsible for the country’s plight. “There ... African country after a French military intervention in January ended Islamist rebels’ occupation of the northern two-thirds of Mali. He inherits a broken nation and must move quickly to overhaul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296304/keita-wins-mali-presidential-vote-after-rival-admits-defeat
  6. News - World - MALI

    Malians vote in watershed presidential run-off

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

    ... by Adema, Mali’s largest political party. A UN peacekeeping mission integrating more than 6,000 African soldiers is charged with ensuring security on Sunday and in the months after the election. ... to lighter-skinned Tuareg and Arab populations who accuse the sub-Saharan ethnic groups that live in the more prosperous south of marginalising them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295908/malians-vote-watershed-presidential-run
  7. News - World - MALI

    West African leaders agree to send troops to Mali's occupied north

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Lagos, Nigeria

    ... Associated Press in Lagos, Nigeria Summit in Nigeria agrees to send forces to reclaim north from al-Qaeda-linked rebels African leaders agree to fight Islamic occupation West African ... of West African States, or Ecowas. They were joined by military experts from the United Nations, Europe as well as ministers from Algeria, Mali's neighbour to the north which has previously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1080983/west-african-leaders-agree-send-troops-malis-occupied-north
  8. 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 ... near Timbuktu,” further west. A fabled caravan town on the edge of the Sahara desert, Timbuktu served as a centre of Islamic learning for centuries. “The objective is that the African ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1137044/french-led-forces-take-control-key-north-mali-town-us-help-refuel
  9. News - World - MALI

    French leader vows to restore Mali sovereignty soon

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

    ... to pull out. The announcement came as Paris scrambled Wednesday to verify a claim by Al-Qaeda’s north African branch that it had executed a French hostage in retaliation for France’s military ... said a meeting next Monday between lawmakers in France’s National Assembly and Senate would assess the involvement of French troops to help flush out Islamist rebels in the west African country ...

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

    French-backed Malian troops reclaim key town from rebels

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... statement. Colonel Didier Dakouo, head of the Malian forces based in Sevare south of Konna told reporters his troops had “crushed the enemy”. “The heaviest fighting was in Ndegue, 20 kilometres from ... northern Mali since April pushed south into government-held territory and seized Konna on January 10, spurring former colonial ruler France to launch a military campaign to halt their advance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131221/french-backed-malian-troops-reclaim-key-town-rebels

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