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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

Nigeria makes Mali force warning

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 9:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Military intervention in northern Mali is the only option if talks with militant Islamists controlling the area fail, Nigeria's leader warns.
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Mali forms new unity government

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 0:09

A new government of national unity has been formed in Mali in the latest effort to restore stability after a military coup in March.
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'Thief's' hand cut off in Mali

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 17:49

Militant Islamists who have vowed to implement strict Sharia law in northern Mali amputate a man's hand as punishment for stealing a motorbike.
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UN chief calls for action on Mali

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 21:19

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calls on the Security Council to impose sanctions on Islamist militants who have taken over northern Mali.
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Mali Islamists 'ready to talk'

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 16:52
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

The head of the main Islamist group which has taken control of northern Mali says he accepts Burkina Faso's mediation efforts.
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Protests 'halt Mali amputation'

Monday, August 6th 2012, 17:26

Protests by hundreds of people in northern Mali delay plans by an Islamist group to amputate the hand of a thief, reports say.
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Mali faces 'human rights chaos'

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 16:15

Mali risks sliding into "human rights chaos", with the military involved in extra-judicial killings, torture and sexual abuse, Amnesty International says.
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Mali unwed couple stoned to death

Monday, July 30th 2012, 15:32
related places: Aguelhok

A couple who had sex outside marriage is stoned to death by Islamists in the northern Malian town of Aguelhok, officials say.
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Mali leader seeks Islamist talks

Monday, July 30th 2012, 8:56

Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore calls for talks with militant Islamists who have captured the north.
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Injured Mali leader returns home

Friday, July 27th 2012, 18:45
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore arrives home after two months in Paris being treated for injuries he sustained when beaten up by protesters.
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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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