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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

France calls for Mali reconciliation

Friday, April 5th 2013, 18:39
related countries: France France

France's foreign minister urges Mali's government to begin a process of reconciliation, assuring the war-torn country of continued military support.
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EU begins Mali army training mission

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 4:44

An EU mission to train Malian soldiers is due to begin as part of efforts to help the west African country counter an Islamist insurgency.
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Mali army sweeps Timbuktu for rebels

Monday, April 1st 2013, 15:51
related countries: France France

French and Malian troops search the northern city of Timbuktu for Islamist rebels thought to be hiding in houses after fierce fighting.
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Rebels attack Mali army in Timbuktu

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 15:23

The Malian army fights Islamist rebels in the northern city of Timbuktu after a suicide bomber tried to blow himself up near an army checkpoint.
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Hunting for rebels on 'Mars' in Mali

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 3:00

Pursuing rebels across burning sands in desert heat
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France sets Mali troop timetable

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 23:30
related countries: France France

France aims to reduce the number of its troops fighting Islamist militants in Mali to 1,000 by the end of the year, President Francois Hollande says.
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UN proposes 11,000 Mali peacekeepers

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 12:46

About 11,000 peace-keepers may be needed in Mali to help curb threats posed by militant Islamists, UN chief Ban Ki-moon says.
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French fight in Mali's hostile desert

Monday, March 25th 2013, 13:25
related countries: France France

On patrol with French forces fighting rock by rock in Mali
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Islamist rebels attack Mali town

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 2:09
related places: Gao

Islamist rebels attack Gao in northern Mali, officials say, and are only repelled after a firefight lasting several hours.
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France says militant Abou Zeid dead

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 15:20
related countries: France France

The French presidency confirms "with certainty" reports that Islamist commander Abdelhamid Abou Zeid was killed in fighting in Mali in late February.
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US blacklists Mali militant group

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 11:05
related countries: United States United States

The US government placed Mali's Islamist group Ansar Dine on its terror blacklist because of continued links to al-Qaeda's North Africa branch.
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Suicide bomb kills Timbuktu soldier

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 13:02

Suicide attack kills a Malian soldier in the historic city of Timbuktu, the army says.
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'Alarm' over Mali food situation

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 13:39

The humanitarian crisis in areas of northern Mali recently recaptured from Islamist militants is "alarming", international charity Oxfam warns.
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Al-Qaeda 'kills French Mali hostage'

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 10:54
related countries: France France

Al-Qaeda-linked militants tell a Mauritanian news agency they have killed French hostage Philippe Verdon, because of France's intervention in Mali.
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Outrage over Mali editor jailing

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 18:42

A Malian newspaper editor charged and jailed for inciting violence should be immediately released, a global media watchdog says.
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Mali: France hosts 'post-war' talks

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 16:03
related countries: France France

France is hosting talks on Mali's post-war development, two months after sending troops to battle Islamist militants in northern Mali.
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Canadian PM considers Mali options

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 21:24
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is considering what Canada could contribute to ongoing efforts to fight Islamist militants in Mali.
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VIDEO: Mali children face explosives danger

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 15:57

Weapons and grenades left behind by fighters and soldiers in Mali will leave a dangerous legacy long after the conflict has ended.
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Mali media strike over editor arrest

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 13:31

Mali's private media go on strike after an editor was arrested for publishing a letter from soldiers complaining about poor conditions on the frontline.
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Al-Qaeda base in Mali 'dismantled'

Friday, March 8th 2013, 17:22
related countries: France France

A major al-Qaeda base has been dismantled by French forces in the remote mountains of northern Mali, France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says.
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French troops in Mali 'until April'

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 22:11
related countries: France France

French President Francois Hollande says his country will begin withdrawing troops from Mali in April, a month later than originally planned.
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