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News Mali: Mali's ex-Liverpool and Juventus star Momo Sissoko retires

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Mali's ex-Liverpool and Juventus star Momo Sissoko retires
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/51104930

Former Liverpool and Juventus midfielder Momo Sissoko has announced his retirement from football. The ex-Mali international, who turns 35 on January 22, last played in the French second-tier for ...

News Mali: The 'sorcerer' keeping Mali's marionette tradition alive

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
The 'sorcerer' keeping Mali's marionette tradition alive
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-50972769

The people behind Mali's marionette tradition, which has been used to pass on the folklore and culture of a community, are struggling to survive as the recent insecurity has stopped the vital income ...

News Mali: US Calls For Cut In UN Peacekeeping Forces In Mali

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
US Calls For Cut In UN Peacekeeping Forces In Mali
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/us-calls-cut-un-peacekeeping-forces-mali-2903187

The United States called for a reduction in the number of UN peacekeeping troops in Mali on Wednesday, prompting a swift backlash from France and Russia. Cherith Norman Chalet, the US deputy ...

News Mali: UN concerned over Mali political delays, growing insecurity

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
UN concerned over Mali political delays, growing insecurity
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/un-concerned-over-mali-political-delays-growing-insecurity-230432488.html

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said delays in Mali's implementation of a 2015 peace agreement were worrisome, in a document circulating after the country's national political talks ended with few clear solutions. Guterres emphasized that "uncertainty prevails," in a quarterly

News Mali: Wolves' winger Adama Traore yet to decide between Spain and Mali

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
Wolves' winger Adama Traore yet to decide between Spain and Mali
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50981963

Wolverhampton Wanderers' winger Adama Traore says he is open to playing internationally for either Spain or Mali. The 23-year-old was born in Spain to Malian parents and is eligible to play for either ...

News Mali: Meet the designer who's keeping Mali's women authentic and trendy

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
Meet the designer who's keeping Mali's women authentic and trendy
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVBUML4KZ

Namissa Thera produces clothes that are 100% made in Mali. She's one of a few women entrepreneurs to have succeeded in the country's challenging business environment. Serena Chaudhry reports.

News Mali: Safaricom undecided on when to launch new savings service Mali

Published on: Wednesday 01 January 2020
Safaricom undecided on when to launch new savings service Mali
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/safaricom-undecided-on-when-to-launch-new-savings-service-mali--1321456

Acting CEO Michael Joseph said it had completed testing the service, called Mali, which is Kiswahili for wealth, but its fate remains unknown. Mali caps savings at KES 70,000 per person with annual ...

News Mali: French Army Carries Out First-Ever Drone Strike During Mali Op

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
French Army Carries Out First-Ever Drone Strike During Mali Op
News source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/12/23/french-army-carries-out-first-ever-drone-strike-during-mali-op.html

France's armed forces said Monday it had carried out a drone strike for the first time, during operations in Mali at the weekend in which it said 40 "terrorists" were killed. On Saturday, French ...

News Mali: France Announces First Armed Drone Strike, Killing 7 Islamic Extremists in Mali

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
France Announces First Armed Drone Strike, Killing 7 Islamic Extremists in Mali
News source: https://time.com/5754868/france-drone-attack-mali/

(PARIS) — France’s defense ministry announced Monday it had carried out its first armed drone strike, killing seven Islamic extremists in central Mali over the weekend. France joins a tiny group of ...

News Mali: French military kills 33 terrorists in Mali in its first drone strike

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
French military kills 33 terrorists in Mali in its first drone strike
News source: https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2019/12/23/French-military-kills-33-terrorists-in-Mali-in-its-first-drone-strike/4851577129128/

Dec. 23 (UPI) --France carried out its first drone strike, killing 33 terrorists in Mali, two days after it announced drone deployment, the French government announced. The action took place Saturday ...

News Mali: French army deploys drone strike for first time in Mali operation

Published on: Sunday 22 December 2019
French army deploys drone strike for first time in Mali operation
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/23/french-forces-kill-40-jihadists-during-operation-in-mali

President Macron says 40 jihadists killed, delivering ‘heavy blow’ to Islamist group ...

News Mali: Fishermen fear for the future as Mali lake shrinks

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
Fishermen fear for the future as Mali lake shrinks
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVB8AHN53

Fisherman Modeste Traore has lived his whole life by Lake Wegnia in Mali. But the lake is beginning to dry up - owing to rising temperatures - and threatening the local way of life.

News Mali: France Honours 13 Soldiers Killed In Mali Helicopter Disaster

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
France Honours 13 Soldiers Killed In Mali Helicopter Disaster
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/france-honours-13-soldiers-killed-mali-helicopter-disaster-2877306

Hundreds of people lined avenues in Paris on Monday to honour 13 soldiers killed while battling jihadist insurgents in Mali, ahead of a national ceremony to mourn a disaster that has prompted ...

News Mali: 13 French soldiers fighting ISIS killed in helicopter collision in Mali

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
13 French soldiers fighting ISIS killed in helicopter collision in Mali
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/11/26/french-soldiers-killed-helicopter-collision-mali/4306112002/

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Two helicopters collided in midair on a moonless night and killed 13 French soldiers fighting Islamic State group-linked extremists in Mali, France said Tuesday, mourning its ...

News Mali: Why France is focused on fighting jihadists in Mali

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Why France is focused on fighting jihadists in Mali
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-50558972

As jihadist violence escalates in Mali, analyst Paul Melly considers if France can persuade the rest of Europe to join the deadly fight. Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly has called on fellow EU ...

News Mali: Islamic State claims responsibility for Mali attack that killed 30 soldiers

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Islamic State claims responsibility for Mali attack that killed 30 soldiers
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-11-21/mali-soldiers-killed-is-claims-responsibility

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 30 soldiers in Mali earlier this week. A statement late Wednesday asserts that another 30 soldiers were wounded in Monday’s ...

News Mali: Islamic State group claims responsibility for Mali attack

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Islamic State group claims responsibility for Mali attack
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/islamic-state-group-claims-responsibility-mali-attack-67191081

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 30 soldiers in Mali earlier this week. A statement late Wednesday asserts that another 30 soldiers were wounded in Monday’s ...

News Mali: Islamic State claims massacre of troops in Mali, where it is gaining ground

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Islamic State claims massacre of troops in Mali, where it is gaining ground
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/islamic-state-claims-massacre-of-troops-in-mali-where-it-is-gaining-ground/2019/11/21/0c4e4e72-0c51-11ea-a49f-9066f51640f6_story.html

DAKAR, Senegal — The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 30 soldiers this week in the West African nation of Mali, where extremists are gaining ground in their bloody ...