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2014-09-19 United Nations Loses Chad Peacekeepers to Bomb in Mali
[Deutsche Welle]At least five UN peacekeepers have been killed in northern Mali by an explosive. In addition, three were wounded.

2014-09-19 Ubon Smashes Malian to Book S'final Spot
[This Day]Nigeria's Joseph Ubon exhibited a flawless display of tennis artistry yesterday as he defeated Yacouba Maiga of Mali 6-0, 6-0 to set up a semi-final meeting with top seed, Gueninle Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire at the ongoing 2014 ITF West and Central Africa Junior Circuit in Togo.

2014-09-19 EU Grants 5 Million Euros to Mali for Humanitarian Assistance
[Daily Independent]The European Union (EU) on Thursday released an additional five million euros for humanitarian assistance to Malians affected by famine and violence in the northern part of the country.

2014-09-18 Coy Commanders Course (CCC)
[PR Newswire]Bamako, Mali -The training course for unit commanders organized by the instructors of EUTM has started on the first of September 2014 at KOULIKORO.

2014-09-18 Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference On September 16, 2014
[Focac]Q: The President of Mali reportedly said that he came away with cooperation deals, including those on railways after his visit to China last week. Can the Chinese side confirm that?

2014-09-17 Europe Boosts Humanitarian Aid for Mali
[PR Newswire]Brussels -The European Commission is increasing by €5 million its humanitarian funding in Mali. This will bring new European support to the victims of extreme food insecurity and renewed violence in the north of the country. The new assistance package brings the total humanitarian aid funding to Mali in 2014 to €40 million.

2014-09-17 Unfpa to Promote Rights of Women, Young People at Cairo Population Conference
[UNFPA]New York -The health and rights of women and young people, particularly girls, will be the focus of various events that will be held during the 69th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly, which starts here tomorrow. A number of these events will be organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. In addition, the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, will be stressing to world leaders the vital need for them to invest in women and young people and to achieve the goals of the 199

2014-09-17 Salif Keita to Perform At Jazz Festival
[New Era]Windhoek -Salif Keita, the legendary afro-pop singer and songwriter from Mali, is coming to Namibia in November to perform at the Windhoek Jazz Fstival where he will share the stage with local performers.

2014-09-15 Peacekeepers Attacked
[UN News]Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday strongly condemned an attack on a military vehicle of the United Nations mission in Mali that resulted in the death of a Chadian peacekeeper and left four other troops wounded.

2014-09-17 China Welcomes Release of Two Algerian Diplomats Kidnapped in Mali
[Focac]Beijing -China on Thursday welcomed the release of two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in April 2012 in northern Mali, and expressed condolences to the families of another two diplomats who were killed earlier.

2014-09-15 UN Condemns Deadly Attack On Peacekeepers
[VOA]The United Nations has condemned an attack in northern Mali that killed a Chadian soldier and wounded four more of its peacekeepers.

2014-09-16 Security Council Press Statement On Mali
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power (United States):

2014-09-16 Course for the Malian Trainers
[PR Newswire]Bamako, Mali -21 Malian officers and NCOs, future instructors in the Malian military schools participated in the Train the Trainers program, organized and supervised by the EUTM MALI Mobile Training Team from 18 to 29 August 2014, at the camp in KOULKORO.

2014-09-15 Gabon Down Nigeria - Mali Topple Tunisia
[CAF]There were home wins for Gabon, Mali and Guinea in the quest for places at the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015.

2014-09-12 Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference On September 11, 2014
[Focac]Two years ago, several Algerian diplomats were kidnapped in Mali. Recently two of them were released and another two were dead. How does China comment on this?

2014-09-09 Paris Urges Action to Fight Terrorism
[RFI]The French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that Paris might send troops abroad to fight terrorist groups.

2014-09-08 Algerian Diplomats Released
[UN News]The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the release in Gao, Mali, on 30 August of the two Algerian diplomats that were taken hostage by the armed group Mouvement pour l'Unicité et le Jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) in April 2012.

2014-09-08 Security Council Told of Indiscriminate, Brutal Killings Children Face in Conflict
[UN News]The multiplication of crises affecting children since the beginning of 2014 is creating unprecedented challenges that overshadow progress to date to protect them from the impact of war, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today.

2014-09-09 Security Council Press Statement On Mali
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power (United States):

2014-09-08 Mali Douse Malawian Flames in Bamako
[CAF]Mali beat Malawi 2-0 in their Group B clash on Sunday in Bamako to move top of the group.

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