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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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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
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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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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 ...
By Tajuddin
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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...