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Poor weather looks likely to have been the cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight that killed 118 people in northern Mali on Thursday, according to French officials.French, Dutch and Malian soldiers from a UN peacekeeping force earlier secured ..
French President Francois Hollande has said there were no survivors in the crash of an Air Algerie passenger plane which crashed in Mali on Thursday. French officials say all 118 people on board perished, including 54 French nationals. The plane ..
The French president’s office has announced that the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight has been discovered in Mali. The plane had 116 passengers and crew on board and is believed to have crashed. More than 50 of the passengers were French. The ..
Mali's government wants peace. Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop left that in no doubt at the peace talks which began in Algeria on Wednesday (16.07.2014.) He said the government was prepared to make concessions that did not go beyond its 'red line.' ..
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A few years ago, Mali was heralded as a model democracy. Then ethnic conflict erupted in the north and Islamist groups exploited the chaos and conquered vast areas of Malian territory. Finally the West - in particular France - intervened and the ..
Bursaspor have completed the signing of Mali international midfielder Bakaye Traore from AC Milan on a three-year deal.The 29-year-old signed for the Rossoneri from Nancy in 2012 but struggled to establish himself at San Siro - spending last season ..
The current situation in Syria is worse than it has been in Iraq, Afghanistan and Mali, according to UNESCO: Many of the country's cultural treasures have been destroyed during the recent fighting. There are very few artists active in Syria today, ..
Spanish police have detained six militants suspected of recruiting fighters for Mali and Libya, according to the interior ministry. The arrests took place in the enclave of Melilla, one of two Spanish cities in mainland Africa that shares a border ..
Rebels in northern Mali have signed a ceasefire agreement with the government. It comes after a week when dozens of soldiers have been killed or wounded in clashes that threatened to plunge the country back into war. Three Tuareg separatist groups ..