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UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17
The United Nations Security Council is welcoming agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists.
Thanh Nein News
Marine's new sea beast: Amphibious assault vehicle
The U.S Marine Corps are testing a new vehicle, dubbed the UHAC or "Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector".
Sun Jul 27, 2014
World briefs: Militants hit Cameroon
Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders.
.com | Mali opens inquiry into Air Algerie crash
A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.
The Miami Herald
Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France
Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Families Mourn Victims Of Air Algerie Crash In Mali
A French soldier talks with a representative of the Lebanese victims' relatives during a visit to the crash site of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014.
Wall Street Journal
Investigators Arrive to Probe Air Algerie Crash
A team of Spanish civil and forensic aviation experts arrived in Bamako, Mali, on Saturday to investigate the crash of Air AlgA©rie Flight 5017, Spain's government said.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Entire families wiped out in Air Algerie plane crash
France announced Friday there were no survivors on board the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali as it emerged that several families were wiped out in the tragedy.
Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'
The formation and success of The Tour-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Tour-icons in their own countries and abroad-is a reminder of the unique power of music to bridge geographic, ethnic, political and religious differences.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
International Business Times
Missing Air Algerie AH5017 Update: Wreckage 'Found in Mali';...
After the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and crash of MH17, another aviation tragedy has left the world mourning.
Mali, northern rebels agree on 'roadmap' for peace talks
A woman stands in front of a poster in Bamako February 21, 2014. Picture taken February 21. REUTERS/Joe Penney ALGIERS, July 24 - Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels on Thursday signed an agreement for a roadmap toward securing a broader peace deal to end decades of uprisings in the north.
The Baltimore Sun
Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said on Thursday that the wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight had been spotted in his country's desert north.
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, the plane's owner and a French government official said.
Quarter of world population "either near or living in poverty" - UN
A girl gathers rice spilled from a humanitarian food convoy that arrived from the Malian capital Bamako in the northeastern city of Gao More than 2.2 billion people worldwide are "either near or living in poverty," says a recent UN report.
Air Algerie plane 'changed course'
Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers.
Sydney Morning Herald
Airline loses contact with plane
Air Algerie has lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Legend Gold Corp.: FT Deposit Infill Oxide Drilling Intersects 35 m...
The drill holes were located to provide intersections in oxide mineralization in areas where sulfide grades had been extrapolated into the oxide.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Mali peace talks start in Algiers after prisoner swap
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was elected last year partly for his reputation for taking a firm stand against previous uprisings, and is under pressure from the more densely populated south not to give in to rebel demands.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
.com | Mali govt, rebels swap prisoners before peace talks
Bamako - Tuareg rebels and the Malian government on Tuesday exchanged dozens of prisoners in a goodwill gesture on the eve of peace talks opening in Algiers, an AFP correspondent witnessed.
MISAHEL launches A Hampers from the HeartA , its maiden humanitarian activity in Mali
BAMAKO, Mali, July 15, 2014/African Press Organization / - Mr. Pierre Buyoya, Head of the African Union Mission for Mali and the Sahel officially launched today, 14 July 2014, its first humanitarian activity in Mali at a press conference.