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News: Mali

We have started to collect the most important news related to Mali in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Mali – overview

Mali: news

Mali hostage release 'was swap'

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 22:08

A prisoner exchange enabled Wednesday's release of three European aid workers held hostage in Mali, negotiators reveal.
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Mali rebels release aid workers

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 22:04
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Three European aid workers are released by Islamist rebels in Mali after being kidnapped from Algeria last October.
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ICC starts probe into Mali crisis

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 16:30

The International Criminal Court launches a preliminary inquiry into alleged atrocities committed in the rebel-held northern Mali.
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VIDEO: The militia who destroy Mali's ancient tombs

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 15:35

Islamist militias who have occupied parts of northern Mali, are now targeting ancient tombs in the area.
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Three Algerian diplomats released

Monday, July 16th 2012, 16:16
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Three Algerian diplomats kidnapped by Islamist militants in neighbouring Mali have been released, Algeria's Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci says.
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Timbuktu mosque tombs 'destroyed'

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 13:56

Islamist fighters destroy two tombs at the Malian city of Timbuktu's famous Djingareyber mosque, residents say.
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Ecowas urges Mali unity cabinet

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 0:11

West African leaders call for a unity government and interational military intervention in Mali, to restore stability after a military coup in March.
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Mali militants 'recruit children'

Friday, July 6th 2012, 16:19

Children are being sexually abused and recruited to fight for armed groups in Mali, according to the UN.
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UN puts off Mali force decision

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 17:50

The UN Security Council says it is not ready to back a West African intervention force in Mali but says the destruction of shrines could be a war crime.
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'Mines planted' around Mali town

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 16:40
related places: Gao

Islamist fighters in northern Mali have planted anti-personnel mines around Gao to counter a potential attack by Tuareg-led rebels, residents tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Militants 'raid Timbuktu mosque'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 6:28

Islamist militants in Mali have attacked one of the most famous mosques in the historic city of Timbuktu, residents have said.
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Militants 'raid Timbuktu mosque'

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 13:42

Islamist militants in Mali attack one of the most famous mosques in the historic city of Timbuktu, residents say.
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Attacks renewed on Timbuktu tombs

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 17:52

Islamist rebels occupying the ancient city of Timbuktu in Mali vow to smash every mausoleum, in the face of international protests.
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Islamists damage Timbuktu shrines

Saturday, June 30th 2012, 14:17

Islamist fighters in Mali have damaged the shrines of Muslim saints in the city of Timbuktu, a Unesco world heritage site, witnesses say.
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Timbuktu on Unesco danger list

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 13:01

Mali's historical city of Timbuktu is put on the UN cultural agency's danger list as violence in the country's north escalates.
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Islamists seize key town in Mali

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 1:28

Islamist forces in northern Mali have seized the key town of Gao after clashes with Tuareg-led rebels, with at least 20 people reported killed.
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VIDEO: Mali's descent from stability to chaos

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 22:46

In the space of a few months, the famously tolerant and seemingly stable democracy of Mali has seen half its territory seized by a feuding assortment of Islamist militants and Tuareg separatists, and its elected government overthrown by a military co
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Bid for UN Mali sanctions falters

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 15:33

A bid to secure a UN Security Council mandate for military intervention in Mali by West African states falters.
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Africa warned over Mali Islamists

Monday, June 11th 2012, 16:44
related countries: France France

Mali could become a home for terrorist groups which could threaten the region, France's President Francois Hollande warns.
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Mali rebels 'in violent clash'

Friday, June 8th 2012, 23:51
related places: Kidal

Two rebel groups that seized northern Mali two months ago have clashed following protests in the town of Kidal, witnesses say.
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Mali rebel state 'to be Islamist'

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 14:48

Two rebel groups that seized northern Mali two months ago agree to merge and turn their territory into an Islamist state, both sides say.
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