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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
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 15th, 2016
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Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 45 people were found dead in a massacre perpetrated on Saturday night in Beni city of North Kivu Province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, city mayor Nyonyi Bwanakawa confirmed on Sunday. According to th...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
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
In WORLD NEWS
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
In BUSINESS
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
In TOP STORY
Mar 1st, 2016
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Nouakchott,Mauritania ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Al Qaeda leaders discussed a plan to arrange a peace deal with the government of Mauritania, according to documents seized by U.S. Navy Seals when they raided Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout in 2011 and made public by the U.S. governmen...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 23rd, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Saudi Arabia-led anti-terror international coalition would not have combat forces. Cavusoglu said that once it was spoken about a military coalition, “operations come to every...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 16th, 2016
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso on Friday, a hospital director said, an attack for which al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibil...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 30th, 2015
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Burkina Faso’s new President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Tuesday urged presidents of African states present at his inauguration ceremony in Ouagadougou to form “a united front” against terrorism. “We should harmonize o...
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 ...