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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.

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Mali: news

'African bluesman' buried in Mali

Friday, March 10th 2006, 9:35

Mail musical legend Ali Farka Toure is buried in his home town of Niafunke, where he was mayor.
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'Al-Qaeda killed' French reporters

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 18:35
related countries: France France

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) killed two French journalists who were abducted in northern Mali on Saturday, a website used by the group 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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'Emir of Sahara' dies in Mali

Monday, September 10th 2012, 9:34

An al-Qaeda-linked commander known as the Emir of the Sahara, Nabil Makhloufi, dies in a car crash in northern Mali, a local Islamist spokesman says.
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'First suicide bombing' in Mali

Friday, February 8th 2013, 16:45
related places: Gao

A bomber blows himself up in the Malian town of Gao - the country's first suicide attack - while rival army factions clash in the capital, Bamako.
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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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'Islamists' blow up Mali bridge

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 14:40
related places: Gao

Suspected Islamist militants blow up a bridge near the northern Malian town of Gao, the army says.
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'Large' military operation in Mali

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 15:45
related countries: France France

French, Malian and UN forces have launched a "large-scale" operation in Mali to prevent a resurgence of "terrorist movements", France's military says.
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'Many die' in Mali mountain clashes

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 7:51
related countries: Chad Chad

Thirteen Chadian soldiers and dozens of Islamist rebels are killed in heavy fighting in a mountainous area of northern Mali, Chad's army says.
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'Many missing' after Mali boat sinks

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 21:57

At least 20 bodies have been recovered after a boat carrying hundreds capsized on the River Niger, Mali, on Friday night, officials say.
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'Many rebels die' in Mali clashes

Friday, January 20th 2012, 0:03

Forty-five Tuareg rebels have been killed in two days of fierce clashes with Mali's government troops, the country's military says.
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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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'Racist abuses' by Mali rebels, army

Friday, June 7th 2013, 14:26

Both Tuareg rebels and the army in Mali are accused of committing abuses against civilians because of their ethnic origins.
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'Tests in France' for Mali leader

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 19:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Mali's President Dioncounda Traore is going to Paris for medical tests after being assaulted by protesters on Monday, according to an aide.
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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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'Tuareg rebels' attack Mali army

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 15:48
related places: Kidal

Suspected Tuareg rebels attack and seize military bases in north-eastern Mali, witnesses say.
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'Two die' in Mali grenade assault

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 13:37
related places: Gao

Two people die in grenade attacks by Tuareg rebels in Mali's northern city of Gao, the authorities say.
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Africa summit focus on youth jobs

Saturday, December 3rd 2005, 13:24

A Franco-African summit in Mali discusses the continent's problems with migration and unemployment.
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Africa warned over Mali Islamists

Monday, June 11th 2012, 16:44
related countries: France France

Mali could become a home for terrorist groups which could threaten the region, France's President Francois Hollande warns.
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African 'mercenaries' flee Libya

Saturday, August 27th 2011, 14:03
related countries: Libya Libya, Niger Niger

As Libyan rebels press home their attacks, African 'mercenaries' recruited by Col Gaddafi flee to Mali and Niger.
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African leaders abandon Mali trip

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 16:41

West African leaders abandon their trip to Mali to negotiate with the military junta after protests on the airport runway.
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