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By Tajuddin
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Nov 28th, 2015
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Bamako,Mali ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations said unknown attackers fired rockets at a U.N. peacekeeping base in Kidal in northern Mali on Saturday, killing three people inside, in the latest sign that the West African country’s Islamist insurgency is intensifying. French tro...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 21st, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Pentagon has stepped up operations in Africa in recent years, insisting that a greater U.S. military presence is necessary to help counter threats from militants such as those who took hostages at a hotel in Mali. But U.S. Africa Command, which oversee...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 21st, 2015
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Kuala Lumpure,Malaysia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. President Barack Obama pressed for human-rights protections and government accountability in Malaysia, advocating for what he called basic shared values while not singling out specific issues in this country. At a town hall event Friday be...
By Tajuddin
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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
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Aug 8th, 2015
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Bomako,Mali ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malian security forces on Saturday stormed a hotel used by United Nations staff and freed four hostages held there by suspected Islamist militants during a nearly 24-hour siege in which 12 people died. The gunmen had seized the Byblos Hotel in the town of ...
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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...
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Nov 29th, 2014
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Paris ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nearly 7,000 people have died from Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organization said late Friday, adding some 1,200 more deaths to a toll from two days earlier. A total of 16,169 people were infected with Ebola of whom 6,928 died in the three countries at the...
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Nov 15th, 2014
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Blida ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Algeria made it five wins from five in their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with their 3-1 victory over Ethiopia at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida on Saturday evening. Goals from Sofiane Feghouli, Riyad Mahrez and Yacine Brahimi moved Alge...
By Tajuddin
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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...
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Oct 6th, 2014
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Copenhagen (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish government warned its citizens against travelling to 28 countries including Somalia. The spokesperson of the Department of Public Service better known as Borger Service in that country Ole Egberg Mikkelsen said they issued that advisory following the behead...