Monday Aug 25
Czechs to take part in Malian, Afghan missions - PM
The Czech Republic will participate in the military mission in Mali, the non-combat mission in Afghanistan and the protection of airspace of its allies in NATO in the next two years, according to the government s proposal, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka told Czech ambassadors today.
Amnesty: Mali holding children detainees as adults
Children accused of belonging to armed militias in Mali and participating in the country's ongoing unrest are languishing in jails and being held alongside adults, an international human rights group charged.
Mali: Security Council condemns recent deadly suicide attack UN base
The 15-member body expressed condolences to the families of the peacekeepers killed, as well as to the Government and people of Burkina Faso.
A Bonanza of Musical Happenings This Evening For Your Perusal
Deep within the mystical redwood forests on the moody Eureka coastline live the ladies of the modern-day girl group the Lost Luvs. Although they mostly perform songs we associate with the genre, what sets them apart from being just a straight cover band is that unlike most singing groups, Lost Luvs ' five women play their instruments while ... (more)
French forces arrest Mali jihadist ex-leader
Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.