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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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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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