Saturday 27 May 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-05-27

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AFP - 5/25/17

Suspected Islamic extremists have wrecked a primary school in central Mali out of hostility to Western-style education, local administrators and paramilitary police...

AFP - 5/24/17

Two UN peacekeepers were killed and a third wounded on Tuesday in an ambush in restive northern Mali, the nation's UN mission said.

The troops were patrolling...

AFP - 5/20/17

New French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged faster progress in a Mali peace accord signed in 2015 on his first official visit outside Europe, while...

AFP - 5/18/17

A rapid intervention force of Senegalese troops will soon be deployed in central Mali, which has seen an increase in jihadist attacks and communal violence since 2015...

AFP - 5/18/17

An unmarried couple were stoned to death in public in northeast Mali by "Islamists", local officials told AFP on Wednesday, the first such incident since jihadist...

AFP - 5/18/17

An unmarried couple were stoned to death in public in northeast Mali by Islamists, local officials told AFP on Wednesday, the first such incident since jihadist...

AFP - 5/16/17

Four Malian Red Cross employees, kidnapped Sunday in the country's restive centre, have been released, a local official told AFP.

"The four Malian workers of...

AFP - 5/16/17

Four Malian Red Cross employees have been kidnapped in the country's restive centre, the organisation said Monday, while a local official said negotiations were...

AFP - 5/5/17

A UN peacekeeper killed in a rocket and mortar attack in Mali was identified Thursday as a Liberian soldier, as a powerful jihadist alliance claimed its latest high-...

AFP - 5/4/17

Shelling and rocket fire on a UN camp in Mali's troubled Timbuktu killed one yet to be identified person and wounded nine peacekeepers, the United Nations mission...

AFP - 5/3/17

Nine Malian soldiers were killed and five wounded in an area regularly targeted by jihadist groups, as the commander of France's counter-terrorism force for the...

AFP - 5/1/17

Mali has extended a state of emergency by six months until October 31, a source in the parliament told AFP on Saturday, as the west African nation battles a jihadist...

AFP - 4/20/17

A state of emergency that has been in force almost non-stop for 17 months in Mali was extended by 10 days from Thursday, the government said.

The measure has...

AFP - 4/19/17

Suspected jihadists killed five Malian soldiers Tuesday in the restive northern Timbuktu region, the government said, while the French army said it had "neutralised"...

AFP - 4/9/17

A Tuareg-led group in Mali said five of its fighters were killed Saturday in an attack blamed on jihadists, a week after a national peace summit called for talks with...

AFP - 4/5/17

Authorities in Mali charged four men Tuesday over the kidnapping of a Colombian nun, whose whereabouts remain unknown, judicial sources told AFP.

Gloria...

AFP - 4/3/17

A national peace summit in Mali ended Sunday with a call for negotiations with jihadists in the country's north, according to a resolution seen by AFP.

The...

AFP - 4/3/17

Mali's opposition on Saturday took tentative steps towards ending its boycott of a political summit enshrined in the country's 2015 peace deal after the government...

AFP - 3/31/17

The state of emergency in force almost non-stop for 16 months in Mali was extended by 10 days from Friday, the government said.

The measure has been renewed...

AFP - 3/29/17

Former rebels in Mali on Tuesday reversed a decision to boycott a national reconciliation conference after receiving assurances from the government, a spokesman said...

AFP - 3/28/17

Former rebels and Mali's opposition parties Monday boycotted a national summit enshrined in the country's 2015 peace deal, laying bare divisions with the government...

AFP - 3/20/17

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with...

AFP - 3/14/17

Two civilians and two Malian soldiers were killed Monday in an attack blamed on jihadists in the country's restive north.

Mali's defence ministry confirmed two...

AFP - 3/12/17

Mali could be thrown out of the 2018 World Cup qualifying competition after the government sacked the national football federation leaders.

The bottom-of-the-...

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