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Mali 'serious concern' for the UK

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 3:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Africa minister warns against allowing a "terrorist haven" to develop in northern Mali, telling MPs the situation is a "serious concern" for the UK.
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UN backs French Mali intervention

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 1:45
related countries: France France

The UN Security Council backs France's intervention against Islamists in Mali, as Paris urges a quick deployment of thousands of African troops.
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VIDEO: Mali Islamists take town of Diabaly

Monday, January 14th 2013, 23:00
related countries: France France

French warplanes have been in action over the west African state of Mali in an attempt to halt Islamist rebels who took control of northern Mali last year from advancing further.
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Mali's Islamists seize new town

Monday, January 14th 2013, 20:54
related countries: France France

Islamist fighters in Mali seize a town in government-controlled territory, though France says its military operation is making progress.
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France vows 'short' Mali campaign

Monday, January 14th 2013, 10:03
related countries: France France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says his country's involvement in the campaign against Islamists in Mali will last "a matter of weeks".
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VIDEO: RAF plane to help French operation in Mali

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 22:30
related countries: France France

An RAF transport plane has landed in France to help with the country's military operations in Mali.
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French planes widen Mali attacks

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 21:54
related countries: France France

French warplanes bomb the rebel-held town of Gao in eastern Mali, extending a campaign against what France calls "well-armed" Islamist militants.
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RAF plane leaves on Mali mission

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 16:24
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An RAF C17 cargo plane arrives in Paris to take French equipment to Mali, but no British troops will be deployed in a combat role, No 10 says.
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France steps up Mali air strikes

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 16:25
related countries: France France
related places: Bamako

French forces continue their air strikes against Islamist militants in Mali and send troops to protect the capital Bamako.
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Mali and France 'repel Islamists'

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 1:04
related countries: France France

Malian forces say they have retaken a town in central Mali from Islamist militants following air strikes by the French military.
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France confirms Mali intervention

Friday, January 11th 2013, 21:00
related countries: France France

France begins military action to support local troops against Islamists in northern Mali, as the Malian government declares a state of emergency.
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France 'ready to act over Mali'

Friday, January 11th 2013, 16:50
related countries: France France

France is ready to stop Islamist militants who control northern Mali, the French president says, following a plea for help by his Malian counterpart.
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UN calls for fast Mali deployment

Friday, January 11th 2013, 10:52

The UN calls for an international force to be sent to Mali swiftly, after clashes between militant Islamists and government forces.
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Mali Islamists 'enter' key town

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 17:50
related places: Douentza

Militant Islamists in Mali say they have entered the central town of Konna, after the fiercest fighting since April 2012.
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AU calls for Nato troops in Mali

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 10:48

The African Union's chairman Thomas Boni Yayi calls for Nato to send forces to Mali to help fight militant Islamists who have captured the north.
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Mali Islamists 'advance south'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 10:17

Malian soldiers fire warning shots as Islamist fighters advance south from their northern strongholds, military sources say.
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VIDEO: Mali instability leads to hardship

Friday, January 4th 2013, 7:09

Mali instability leads to economic hardship since the country's president was overthrown in a coup last March.
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Timbuktu mausoleums 'destroyed'

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 16:07

Islamists in Mali are reported to have resumed a campaign to destroy mausoleums that they consider idolatrous in the historic city of Timbuktu.
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UN backs Mali intervention force

Friday, December 21st 2012, 9:37

The UN Security Council authorises an African-led military force to try to oust Islamists and rebels who have taken over northern Mali.
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Mali intervention refugee fears

Friday, December 14th 2012, 15:17

Some 400,000 more people could be made homeless in Mali if West African armies try to oust Islamists from their northern stronghold, a confidential United Nations report warns.
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VIDEO: New Malian prime minister named

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 3:14

Malian interim President Diouncounda Traore has appointed a new PM, less than 24 hours after the predecessor was forced to resign by the military.
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New Malian prime minister named

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 21:26

Malian President Diouncounda Traore appoints a new prime minister, less than 24 hours after his predecessor was forced to resign by the military.
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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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