Thursday Jul 10
'Ethnicity, politics at the root of CAR war'
The bloodshed in the Central African Republic is often presented as pitting Muslims against Christians - an echo of other religious conflicts raging across the continent.
Mali: Did France's Intervention Work?
In 2014, Mali has fallen off most news agendas, replaced by more urgent and potentially more devastating conflicts in South Sudan and Central African Republic.
UNESCO: Mali restoration project short $8 million
UNESCO says it is more than two-thirds short of the $11 million needed to help restore Timbuktu's storied mausoleums and other Malian cultural treasures destroyed by Islamic radicals two years ago.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Global Agenda, 10:16 AMEuropean MPs Condemn Kidnapping in Joint Declaration
Over 20 European members of parliaments , hailing from 15 different European countries, signed a joint declaration condemning the kidnapping of "We support Israel's right to defend its citizens from acts of war and terror, as is the duty of every sovereign nation.
UN chief urges cease-fire and talks in Mali
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging immediate implementation of a cease-fire agreement in northern Mali and political negotiations between the government and Tuareg rebels who still control the key town of Kidal.