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Friday Jul 18 | Sys-Con Media

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.

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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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

News24

.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.

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In-depth Africa

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.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AlertNet

Clashes in northern Mali kill at least 30 ahead of peace talks

More than 30 people were killed in desert clashes in northern Mali, the army and Tuareg rebels said, just days before the start of internationally-brokered peace talks.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

News24

.com | At least 20 killed in Mali rebel clashes

A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Dutch special forces in Mali tackle changing threat -...

Dutch troops have joined a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to meet a growing security threat from the region to the Netherlands, and Europe as a whole that "softer" approaches can no longer contain, the Dutch foreign minister said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Who Will Foot the Bill for New Intervention Force?

The next time a major crisis that needs swift military action breaks out anywhere in Africa, an African force will be on high alert to intervene within days.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mali: Did France's Intervention Work?

In 2014, Mali has fallen off most news agendas, replaced by more urgent and potentially more devastating conflicts in South Sudan and Central African Republic.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

United Nations

UN chief condemns explosion in northern Mali that left one peacekeeper dead, 6 injured

UN peacekeepers from Cambodia leaving Bamako Airport to be deployed to Gao, North of Mali, May 2014.

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The Miami Herald

Land mine kills UN peacekeeper in northern Mali

The U.N. says one peacekeeper died and six were injured after their vehicle struck a land mine in northern Mali.

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AlertNet

Timbuktu's turmoil opens up historic manuscripts

The covert rescue of thousands of historic manuscripts from Mali's Timbuktu during the city's violent take-over by Islamic fighters last year has made the texts available for the recovery of lost medical and farming knowledge, say researchers.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newstime Africa

Burkina Faso president in Mali for mediation effort Compaore will...

Burkina Faso President on Monday arrived in Malian capital Bamako for a two-day visit during which he will attempt to promote dialogue between the government and militant groups in northern Mali, according to the Malian presidency.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Daily Star

Morocco aims to be moderate Islamic model

RABAT: Morocco is promoting its moderate version of Islam as a counterweight to the widening jihadist threat in the Sahara, training hundreds of imams from affected countries, but some question its motives.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

ABC News

UNESCO: Mali Restoration Project Short $8 Million

UNESCO is more than two-thirds short of the $11 million needed to fulfill its promise to help restore Timbuktu's storied mausoleums and other Malian cultural treasures destroyed by Islamic radicals two years ago, the U.N. cultural agency said Friday.

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AllAfrica.com

Mali: German Troops to Stay in Mali

Parliament in Berlin has extended German participation in the UN mission in Mali for another year.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

AlertNet

World Bank delays $63 million to Mali over spending concerns

The World Bank has delayed $63 million in budget support for Mali while it evaluates the government's spending and anti-graft plans, the bank's chief operating officer said on Wednesday.

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BayStreet.ca

Algold Announces Completion of Phase 1 of the RC Drilling Program in Mauritania

A total of 5,000 meters over 52 drill holes was achieved. The Phase 1 RC drilling was equally distributed between prospective areas on both the Kneivissat and Legouessi properties, however the KC-LSO dual prospects received over 3,000 meters, see Figure 1 as outlined below.

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The Baltimore Sun

Mali urges aggressive overhaul of U.N. peacekeeping mission

Mali called on the United Nations to speed up deploying the remainder of its promised 12,000-member peacekeeping force and station more troops in the West African nation's turbulent north.

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The Star Online

Mali arrest suspected Islamist fugitive linked to jail break

Mali security forces have arrested Mahamed Aly Ag Wadoussene, a fugitive at the heart of a jail break in Mali's capital on June 16 in which at least two people were killed and 22 prisoners escaped, officials said on Wednesday.

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