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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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako Second unit of soldiers from China arrives in Mali's capital Bamoko to reinforce UN presence in face of Islamist insurgency A unit of Chinese soldiers 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 ...

  2. News - World - MALI

    Chinese candidate Astan Coulibaly blazes election trail in Mali

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

    ... in the city of Segou, 230 kilometres northeast of Malian capital Bamako, in the November 24 parliamentary election. Now a naturalised Malian, she is thought to be the first Asian-- or at least one ... candidates vying for 147 seats in Mali’s national assembly, Coulibaly’s candidacy is undeniably unique. In Segou, the historic capital of the Bambara Empire and the cradle of the Coulibaly dynasty ...

  3. News - World - MALI

    Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

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

    ... the armed forces, tackle ingrained graft and negotiate peace with northern Tuareg fighters clamouring for more autonomy from the southern capital Bamako. The concession by his rival Soumaila Cisse, ...

  4. News - World - MALI

    Malians vote in watershed presidential run-off

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

    ... in the wake of last year’s coup. Most polling stations opened on time at 8am, but several visited by AFP in Bamako were almost deserted after heavy rain fell on the capital. “The rain is trying ...

  5. News - World - MALI

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

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

    ... who is based in Gao, the largest settlement in northeastern Mali. The city, 1,200km from the capital Bamako, was a stronghold of the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), one ... in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Monday that the Malian economy shrank by 1.2 per cent last year because of the crisis. French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici confirmed that a donor conference ...

  6. News - World - MALI

    French leader vows to restore Mali sovereignty soon

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

    ... Jean-Yves Le Drian, thanking Paris for its “active leadership”, officials said. France sent troops to Mali on January 11 to prevent Islamists in the north from pushing south to the capital Bamako. ...

  7. News - World - MALI

    More Islamist attacks feared in Mali

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

    ... earlier. With the capital in disarray, Al-Qaeda-linked fighters hijacked the Tuareg rebellion and took control of the north. France launched its intervention on January 11, after Mali’s interim ...

  8. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist hideout as Mali insurgency deepens

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... humiliation at the hands of north African Tuareg rebels, who have long complained of being marginalised by Bamako. With the capital in disarray, al-Qaeda-linked fighters hijacked the Tuareg rebellion ...

  9. News - World - MALI

    Suicide bomber hits north Mali, troops clash in capital

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

    ... 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, ... In the capital Bamako infighting in Mali’s deeply divided military erupted as soldiers attacked a camp of elite paratroopers loyal to ex-president Amadou Toumani Toure, who was ousted in a March coup. ...

  10. News - World - MALI

    French troops begin withdrawal from Timbuktu

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

    ... the capital last month. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a group of journalists Thursday that the military operation “so far has been effective and successful.” “ All these jihadists and armed ... in the world before undertaking the Mali mission. “It’s not Afghanistan, it’s not Somalia, but there are nonetheless lessons to be learned.” Still for residents of this desert capital of Timbuktu, ...




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