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  • Failed rocket attack shakes northern Mali

    Failed rocket attack shakes northern Mali

    Militants fired a rocket into the centre of rebel-infested northern Mali's largest city on Monday, witnesses said, failing to cause any damage but panicking residents.

  • Men behind Rwandan genocide languish in Mali prison

    Men behind Rwandan genocide languish in Mali prison

    Stretching their legs in a sunkissed gravel prison courtyard in Mali, two of the architects of Rwanda's genocide serve out their sentences far from home, 20 years after leading the slaughter.

  • First Ebola cases suspected in Mali; regional death toll tops 90

    First Ebola cases suspected in Mali; regional death toll tops 90

    The first possible cases of Ebola are suspected to have been found in Mali, since it first broke out in neighboring Guinea, adding to fears that the deadly virus was spreading across West Africa.

  • Five injured as UN vehicle in Mali hits landmine

    Five injured as UN vehicle in Mali hits landmine

    Five members of the UN mission in Mali were injured on Monday when their vehicle ran over a landmine planted in the northeastern rebel bastion of Kidal, the stabilisation mission said.

  • Indian peacekeepers second highest casualties in 2013 attacks: UN

    Indian peacekeepers second highest casualties in 2013 attacks: UN

    Indian peacekeepers suffered the second highest number of casualties in 2013 as working for the UN became more hazardous, with increased deliberate attacks on its personnel.

  • Italian navy rescues 233 migrants south of Sicily

    Italian navy rescues 233 migrants south of Sicily

    The Italian navy has rescued 233 mostly African migrants from a 10 metre (yard) boat in Mediterranean waters south of Sicily.

  • What grocery receipts reveal about al-Qaeda

    What grocery receipts reveal about al-Qaeda

    More than 100 receipts and invoices retrieved from a building occupied by al-Qaeda's North African branch in Timbuktu, Mali show an organization intent on documenting even the most minor expenses.

  • $0.60 for cake: Al-Qaida records every expense

    $0.60 for cake: Al-Qaida records every expense

    The convoy of cars bearing the black al-Qaida flag came at high speed, and the manager of the modest grocery store thought he was about to get robbed.

  • US $ 0.60 for cake: Al-Qaeda records every expense

    US $ 0.60 for cake: Al-Qaeda records every expense

    In more than 100 receipts left in a building occupied by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in Timbuktu, Mali earlier this year, the extremists assiduously tracked their cash flow, recording purchases as small as a single light bulb.

  • 1.9 million displaced in Sudan's Darfur: United Nations

    1.9 million displaced in Sudan's Darfur: United Nations

    Almost two million people are displaced in Darfur, the United Nation's top official in Sudan said on Monday, giving a new figure for the region where violence has worsened this year.

  • Moose milk? UN food agency says yes please

    Moose milk? UN food agency says yes please

    Milk from a variety of animals including camels, llamas and moose should be more widely used to counteract high cow milk prices due to growing demand for dairy in the developing world, the UN food agency said on Tuesday.

  • French troops kill deputy to veteran Islamist

    French Special Forces have killed the second-in-command of the veteran Islamist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar in an operation in Mali's northern region of Tessalit, security sources said on Thursday.

  • From Africa to the Middle East, France's new hawkishness

    From Africa to the Middle East, France's new hawkishness

    On the frontline in Libya and Mali, hawkish on Syria, uncompromising on Iran: France, long critical of the United States' role as the world's policeman, is emerging as the most interventionist of Western states.

  • Al Qaeda takes responsibility for reporters' death

    Al Qaeda takes responsibility for reporters' death

    Al Qaeda's branch in North Africa claimed responsibility Wednesday for the slaying of two French radio journalists, who were kidnapped and killed over the weekend in the northern Malian town of Kidal, according to a statement posted on a portal frequ...

  • French say two journalists killed in north Mali

    French say two journalists killed in north Mali

    Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later, the French Foreign Ministry said.

  • Two French journalists kidnapped in northern Mali: sources

    Two French journalists kidnapped in northern Mali: sources

    Two journalists with Radio France Internationale (RFI) were kidnapped on Saturday by armed men while working in Kidal in Mali's far northeast, military and security sources said.

  • 43 dead, dozens missing after Mali boat sinking

    43 dead, dozens missing after Mali boat sinking

    Mahmoudou Ibrahim combed the waters frantically for his family after they and hundreds of other passengers were catapulted into the Niger River when their boat capsized.

  • Boat sinks on Mali river; 20 dead, dozens missing

    An overladen boat carrying hundreds of passengers along the Niger River in central Mali capsized at night, and nearly 200 people were missing the following day, the mayor of a nearby town said on Saturday.

  • Mali suicide bomber killed in accidental fireball: official

    A suicide bomber was killed instantly when he accidentally detonated his explosives belt in the Malian rebel bastion of Kidal on Sunday, without killing or wounding anyone else, a local government official told AFP.

  • Kenya launches probe as Shabaab leader confirms mall attack

    Kenya launches probe as Shabaab leader confirms mall attack

    US, British and Israeli agencies are helping Kenya investigate an attack claimed by Somali Islamist militants on a Nairobi shopping mall that killed at least 72 people and destroyed part of the complex, officials said on Wednesday.

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