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The Long War Journal
Death of French hostage in Mali
This week, Agence France-Presse received a disturbing call from a terrorist group announcing the death of French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal.
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Leader of Mali coup charged with conspiracy to murder after bodies discovered
In this 2013 file photo, men sit next to a painting of the ex-junta leader Amadou Haya Sanogo in Bamako REUTERS/Joe Penney BAMAKO, April 24 - Malian authorities have changed the indictment against former military coup leader General Amadou Sanogo to a more serious charge of conspiracy to murder which carries the death penalty in the West African ... (more)
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Mali's peace train - cannot be turned back,' senior UN official tells Security Council
Bert Koenders, Special Representative and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali , briefs the Security Council.
Africa: Africans Want Democracy But Are They Getting It?
Popular support for democracy and against one-party rule in Africa has risen substantially in the past decade, but most Africans don't think they are actually experiencing democracy.
Mine injures peacekeeper as diplomats visit Mali's Kidal
A mine exploded in the northern Malian town of Kidal on Wednesday, seriously injuring a United Nations peacekeeper but not affecting a delegation of visiting diplomats, a U.N. spokesman said.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Daily Star
Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage
File - This picture released on November 26, 2012 by the Mauritanian news website Alakhbar and provided by the MUJAO" the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa shows French citizen Gilberto Rodriguez Leal sitting between two armed guards in an undisclosed place.
AUDIO: Africa Express Mali CD on sale
Last year a collective of musicians and producers known as the Africa Express went to Bamako to record an album in solidarity with the musicians of Mali, whose livelihoods were threatened as a result of the military coup of 2012 and the banning of secular music by the Islamist groups which had occupied the north of the country.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Brave Sage of Timbuktu: Abdel Kader Haidara
It was early in the summer of 2012, and at the Mamma Haidara Library in Timbuktu , a clandestine operation was under way.
Morocco: HM the King Congratulates Mali's New President
The Malian people has testified, through this successful ballot, to its aspiration to peace and stability and to its will to build inclusive and participative democracy in a spirit of national reconciliation, being the warrant of Mali's territorial integrity, progress and prosperity, the Sovereign said in the message.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
VS could participate in eight more UN, EU missions
Serbian Army Chief of the General Staff Gen. Ljubisa Dikoviae says there is a possibility VS soldiers could participate in eight more multinational operations.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
How the immune system prevents repeated malaria fever episodes in highly exposed children
Children in Mali are infected with malaria parasites more than 100 times a year, but they get sick with malaria fever only a few times.
French Military Frees 5 Aid Workers in N Mali
French special forces backed by helicopters led a pre-dawn operation Thursday and freed five humanitarian aid workers who had been held captive by a "terrorist group" - killing about 10 of the alleged militants, officials said.
World Health Organization
Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update
As of 18:00 on 16 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease , including 122 deaths.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission
The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's poilce while extending by two years a mission to train the army.
Mali remains free of deadly Ebola epidemic
Mali said on Tuesday it was clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind around 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.
Emirates News Agency
Intergovernmental experts group discusses rules for Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund of OIC
WAM JEDDAH, 15th April, 2014 -- The Intergovernmental Group of Experts of the Organization of Islamic Conference has begun its meeting in Jeddah to discuss the rules of the OIC Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage -agency
Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania's ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Mali: Update on the response to Ebola
A cumulative number of 8 suspected cases were detected and removed. The ninth sample was taken on woman who died suddenly while traveling on Siguiri-Bamako axis).
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New Mali PM chooses ministers with focus on reconciliation
Mali's new Prime Minister Moussa Mara formed a government, with the outgoing foreign minister becoming reconciliation minister as the deeply-divided nation recovers from months of ruinous conflict.
The Broken Dreams Children-A Factual Documentary By Moctar Menta
"This is a factual documentary on Malian Child Miners,who worked more than 16 hours a day in Mali small scale gold mines.Director is running a campaign on Indiegogo to collect funds for this documentary.