Wednesday 22 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-22

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AFP - 11/17/17

A district judge was kidnapped in central Mali late on Thursday, police and security sources told AFP, two weeks after a High Court justice escaped an attempt on his...

AFP - 11/8/17

France has sent high-level representatives to talk to the Malian government after a French anti-terror raid killed Malian troops held by the jihadists.

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AFP - 11/7/17

Among the lines of small mud houses, plastic litter and piles of parched earth, children gaze skywards at a shiny blue tank perched on steel legs.

It holds a...

AFP - 11/3/17

In a cloud of ochre dust, a column of army pickup trucks slowly advances on a dirt road near Mali's border with Burkina Faso -- one of the world's hotspots for...

AFP - 11/2/17

A joint anti-jihadist force linking countries in the Sahel began operations on Wednesday, the French military mission in the region, which is providing support, told...

AFP - 10/27/17

Three UN peacekeepers in northern Mali were killed Thursday and another two injured when their vehicle struck a "mine or an improvised explosive device," the United...

AFP - 10/26/17

Five nations in Africa's Sahel region are progressively deploying a counter-terror force to combat jihadist groups but the project will be vulnerable during its...

AFP - 10/23/17

An appeal by Sahel region countries for help in their battle against jihadist violence received a boost Sunday when a visiting UN Security Council ambassador pledged...

AFP - 10/22/17

Mali said Saturday it will extend by a year the state of emergency that was first introduced after a November 2015 attack on a Bamako hotel.

The decision,...

AFP - 10/19/17

The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it was investigating several potential war crimes including murder in Mali, months after finding an ex-jihadist...

AFP - 9/25/17

At least three UN peacekeepers were killed Sunday when their vehicle hit an explosive device in Mali's troubled north, the UN's mission to the conflict-torn country...

AFP - 9/22/17

Former rebels and pro-government fighters have signed a new ceasefire in northern Mali, they told AFP Thursday, after a summer of intense battles in violation of a...

AFP - 9/21/17

A Malian soldier was killed and a number of others were injured Wednesday in an ambush in northern Mali, where gunmen also attacked two military camps, including a UN...

AFP - 9/11/17

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday inaugurated the headquarters for a planned five-nation force to combat jihadists in the Sahel region, officials...

AFP - 8/20/17

Mali's president has suspended plans for a referendum on constitutional change, a move cheered by the opposition Saturday after months of street protests against the...

AFP - 8/19/17

The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by jihadists controlling a city in northern Mali in 2012 went on trial Friday accused of cutting off victims' hands and...

AFP - 8/19/17

The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by jihadists controlling a northern Mali city in 2012 was jailed for 10 years Friday, after being convicted of crimes...

AFP - 8/18/17

The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by jihadists controlling a northern Mali city in 2012 denied chopping off the hands of suspected thieves, as he stood...

AFP - 8/15/17

Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali on Monday, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence...

AFP - 8/15/17

Gunmen attacked a UN base in central Mali on Monday, killing a UN peacekeeper and a Malian soldier, the United Nations said, denouncing a "revolting terrorist attack...

AFP - 8/11/17

Former rebels are holding child prisoners in their stronghold city of Kidal following clashes with a rival armed group in northern Mali, the United Nations said...

AFP - 8/7/17

The United Nations said Saturday it was investigating mass graves found in a northern Mali town along with a slew of human rights abuses committed by armed groups...

AFP - 8/2/17

French and German support for a regional Sahel force to battle jihadists will persuade other European nations of the benefits of backing the counter-terror measure,...

AFP - 8/2/17

French and German support for a regional Sahel force to battle jihadists will persuade other European nations of the benefits of backing the regional counter-terror...

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