EU Remains Committed to Process of Inter-Malian Dialogue in Algiers, Says Van Rompuy
[Algerie Presse Service]Brussels -The European Union "will remain committed" to the process of talks in Algiers with the various Malian groups to reach a lasting peace agreement in Mali, Chairman of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy said Monday in Brussels following his meeting with Malian Premier, Moussa Mara.
Situation in Mali - Algiers Process Prepares Ground for Launch of Substantive Negotiations
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -The adoption of a roadmap for negotiations under Algiers process and the declaration of cessation of hostilities "have prepared the ground for the launch of substantive negotiations in Mali," Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Saturday in New York.
Inter-Malian Dialogue - International Community Unanimously Supports Algiers Process
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -The United Nations (UN) convened Saturday in New York, on the sidelines of its General Assembly's general debate, a high-level meeting on the political process in Mali to which took part Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, ministers and senior officials members of the mediation team led by Algeria and UN Security Council.
Keita Calls for Global UN Approach to Sahel's Regional Challenges
[UN News]Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, whose country the United Nations helped stabilize after a series of coups and sectarian fighting, mounted the General Assembly's podium today to call on the world Organization to take a concerted global approach to all his region's problems.
Ban Presses for 'Sustained' Support From International Community Amid Tenuous Mali Peace
[UN News]The international community must continue to support Mali as it embarks on its path towards peace, stability and development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, particularly as the country's security situation continues to remain precarious amid ongoing clashes between armed groups.
General Assembly Tackles Conflict
[VOA]United Nations -African conflicts came under the spotlight Saturday at the U.N. General Assembly, including at a special high level meeting on Mali.
IMF Affirms Mali's Economic Recovery Outlook
[Guardian]AN International Monetary (IMF) staff team to Mali says the country's economy has started returning to a normal growth path after the political crisis that rocked it.
As Rains Worsen, 'Hunger Season' Fuels Deforestation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Sanankoroba, Mali -For Kaidia Samake and her 14 family members, what the people of Mali call the "hunger season" may not end in October, when the first harvests are due.
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Mali
[IMF]End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board discussion.
Inter-Malian Dialogue Under Mediation of Algeria, Extremely Serious, Says Koenders
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The inter-Malian negotiation process under the Algerian mediation is "extremely serious," said United Nations Special Representative for Mali Bert Koenders in an interview with the Malian online paper "le Reporter" published Wednesday.
France to Declassify Documents On RFI Reporters' Murder in Mali
[RFI]French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says secret documents on last year's murder of the two RFI reporters in Mali will be declassified. Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were killed while reporting on the conflict in the north of the country.
Air Crash Still Unexplained
[RFI]A first report on July's Air AlgÃ©rie crash in Mali has failed to establish a cause, investigators revealed on Saturday in Mali.
AU Mission to Assist Inquiry Into Attack On Peacekeepers
[VOA]The African Union's Mission to Mali and the Sahel says it is ready to assist with an investigation into Thursday's attack that killed five United Nations peacekeepers from Chad.
Secretary Kerry On Mali's National Day
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State Dept. On Attack On U.N. Peacekeepers in Mali
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Security Council Press Statement On Mali
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power (United States):
Blast Kills Peacekeepers
[UN News]The Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms yesterday's attack by an explosive device on a road in Mali, in which five Chadian peacekeepers were killed and three other peacekeepers were severely injured.
UN Chief Demands End to Attacks On Mali Peacekeepers
[VOA]United Nations Chief Ban Ki-moon is demanding an end to attacks on U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali, after a bomb blast killed five peacekeepers on Thursday.
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.
Mali National Day Message
[State Department]Washington, DC -On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I send our best wishes to the people of Mali as you celebrate your Independence Day on September 22.