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Mali PM Diarra quits after arrest

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 8:27
related countries: France France

Mali's Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra resigns, hours after being arrested on the orders of March's coup leader Capt Amadou Sanogo.
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Hometown bans Mali legend's music

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 17:24

Why Mali's most famous musician cannot be heard in his home town
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Mali in direct talks with rebels

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 23:50

The first direct talks are held between Malian government officials and rebels who seized the north of the country after a coup earlier this year.
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Guarded UN backing for Mali force

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 5:42

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives conditional backing for a one-year African Union mission against Islamist militants in Mali.
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French citizen kidnapped in Mali

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 15:07
related countries: France France

France says a French citizen has been kidnapped in south-west Mali, outside the part of the country now controlled by Islamists.
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West Africa prepares to take on Mali's Islamists

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 4:22

Will Ross on the challenges facing Mali's intervention force
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Mali Islamists claim desert town

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 3:33
related places: Menaka

Militant Islamists in northern Mali say they have driven Tuareg-led rebels out of the desert town of Menaka, a claim denied by the rebels.
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Mali Islamists clash with rebels

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 0:40

Tuareg-led rebels and militant Islamists clash in northern Mali, as mediation efforts continue in Burkina Faso.
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VIDEO: Nigerian military chief on Mali plan

Friday, November 16th 2012, 15:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Troops would be in Mali within weeks of UN approval, Nigeria's army chief has told the BBC.
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EU group endorses Mali mission

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 17:49
related countries: France France, Syria Syria
related places: Eu, Paris

Foreign and defence ministers from five EU states back a proposed European mission to train Mali government forces tackling Islamist fighters.
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African Union backs Mali mission

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 22:00

The African Union backs a regional bloc plan to deploy more than 3,000 soldiers to Mali to retake the north from Islamist extremists.
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VIDEO: Troops to be sent to Mali

Monday, November 12th 2012, 2:57

West African leaders say they intend to send more than 3,000 troops to northern Mali, in an attempt to recapture the area from Islamist rebels.
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Ecowas agrees Mali troop mission

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 22:01

West African regional leaders agree to deploy more than 3,000 soldiers to Mali to retake the north from Islamist extremists.
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Waiting to reclaim northern Mali from Islamists

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 17:27

Mali's canoe owners suffer as tourists stay away from rebel north
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French radical arrested in Mali

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 10:52
related countries: France France

A radical French Muslim suspected of having links to Islamist militants in northern Mali is arrested in the West African country, officials say.
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Mali Islamists in aid group deal

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 20:41

One of the Islamist groups in northern Mali agrees to allow humanitarian aid groups into its territory, and commits to peace talks and a ceasefire.
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Mali focus for Clinton in Algeria

Monday, October 29th 2012, 13:51
related countries: Algeria Algeria, United States United States
related places: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton visits Algeria to discuss the growing threat posed by militant Islamists in neighbouring Mali, US officials say.
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Is the world ready to take on Mali's Islamists?

Friday, October 26th 2012, 0:16

Africa and its allies prepares to face up to Mali's Islamists
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Mali suspension from AU lifted

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 22:23

The African Union lifts the suspension it imposed on Mali after a military coup in March and discusses the logistics of an intervention force.
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'Foreign fighters' arrive in Mali

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 18:14
related places: Gao

Foreign fighters have arrived in a northern Mali town, the exiled mayor of Gao tells the BBC, confirming reports of an influx of jihadists.
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Guinea releases weapons for Mali

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 10:20

Guinea's government frees a shipment of arms bound for Mali which had been blocked because of insecurity in its landlocked neighbour.
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UN adopts north Mali resolution

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 0:03

The UN Security Council adopts a resolution that moves a step closer to foreign military intervention against Islamist rebels in northern Mali.
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Islamists 'buying child soldiers'

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 1:40

Islamists who seized northern Mali are using money from drug trafficking to buy child soldiers, a senior UN official who visited the area says.
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