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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 4th, 2016
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Bamako, Mali ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A UN peacekeeper was killed and eight others injured on Monday in an attack on their camp in northeastern Mali near the Algerian border, the United Nations said. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the four coordinated assaults targeting the UN mission...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2016
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Bamako, Mali ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mali, one of the world’s poorest countries, has identified 13,000 fictitious workers on the state payroll who had cost a total of 30 billion CFA francs ($50 million), according to the information minister. A source in the West African state’s ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 21st, 2016
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Bamako, Mali (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mali on Wednesday extended a state of emergency for another 10 days as the African country is still plagued by sporadic armed attacks, local media reported. The decision was made by the country’s council of ministers after the latest terrorist attack ...
By Tajuddin
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Apr 23rd, 2016
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Bamako, Mali ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Investigators into the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali that killed 116 people in 2014 have called for expanded anti-icing protection and better procedures and training after the pilots lost control while trying to avoid a storm. A final report by F...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Dakar, Senegal ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – West African hotels from Dakar to N’Djamena are strengthening security, adding armed guards and increasing cooperation with local authorities as a pair of high-profile attacks have exposed a growing Islamist threat to foreign travelers. Al Qaeda f...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 17th, 2015
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Bamako,Mali ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The top U.N. official in Mali said on Thursday he would leave his post after just a year amid what sources said are difficulties implementing a peace deal and improving security in the north of the country. The 10,000-strong MINUSMA force has suffered the ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 20th, 2015
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Bamako,Mali ( Nytimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen stormed a Radisson Blu hotel on Friday morning in Bamako, the capital of the West African nation of Mali, seizing scores of hostages and leaving bodies strewn across parts of the building. A senior United Nations official said that as many as 27 peo...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 7th, 2015
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Bamako,Mali ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Suspected Islamist militants attacked a hotel in central Mali used by United Nations staff on Friday, killing at least eight people and exchanging fire with troops near the building, residents and military sources said. Smoke rose from the hotel and heavy...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 26th, 2014
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Nouakchott ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mauritania has closed its border with Mali to prevent the spread of Ebola, officials said on Saturday, highlighting fears of further contagion in West Africa after a girl from Guinea died of the disease in Mali this week. Earlier, Mali’s President Ibr...