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18 hrs ago | Trend

French President says no survivors of Air Algerie crash

French President FranN ois Hollande said there were no survivors found at the site of the Air Algerie crash in Northern Mali, adding that French troops dispatched to the scene had recovered one of the jetliner's black boxes, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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22 hrs ago | The English Blog

Newsy Video: Air Algerie Plane Crash Found, Now Search For Cause Begins

Officials from Burkina Faso say they've found the wreckage of the plane carrying 116 people that went missing Thursday morning, though they still don't know what caused it to crash.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Disappearances raise concerns on flying over trouble...

The disappearance of a commercial jetliner over northern Mali on Thursday is the latest in a string of airliners flying over conflict areas that is heightening international concern about flight paths over trouble spots.

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The Baltimore Sun

Wreckage of Air Algerie flight found south of Malian town of Gao: state tv

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crewmembers has been found south of the Malian town of Gao close to the border with Burkina Faso, Malian state television said on Thursday.

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Russia Taday

Quarter of world population "either near or living in poverty" - UN

A girl gathers rice spilled from a humanitarian food convoy that arrived from the Malian capital Bamako in the northeastern city of Gao More than 2.2 billion people worldwide are "either near or living in poverty," says a recent UN report.

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WPBF

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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Yahoo!

Air Algerie plane with 119 passengers missing over Mali

An Air Algerie plane with around 120 people on board including French and Spanish nationals went missing Thursday during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, company sources and officials said.

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ITV

Official: Missing AH5017 flight lost contact over Mali

The last contact Algerian authorities had with a missing Air Algerie aircraft carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algiers was at 01:55 GMT when it was flying over Gao, Mali, an Algerian official says.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

French soldier killed in Mali suicide bombing

A French soldier was killed in a suicide bombing in northern Mali, where local and foreign troops have struggled to restore order after quelling an Islamist insurgency last year, officials said.

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Tri-cityherald.com

French soldier killed in northern Mali

Forty-five year-old Dejvid Nikolic - from the Genie 1st regiment - was killed by a suicide attack Monday in the north of the country some 100 kilometers from Gao.

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The Lebanon Daily News

French soldier killed in northern Mali

Forty-five year-old Dejvid Nikolic - from the Genie 1st regiment - was killed by a suicide attack Monday in the north of the country some 100 kilometers from Gao.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AlertNet

Clashes in northern Mali kill at least 30 ahead of peace talks

More than 30 people were killed in desert clashes in northern Mali, the army and Tuareg rebels said, just days before the start of internationally-brokered peace talks.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Dutch special forces in Mali tackle changing threat -...

Dutch troops have joined a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to meet a growing security threat from the region to the Netherlands, and Europe as a whole that "softer" approaches can no longer contain, the Dutch foreign minister said.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

San Diego Zoo Weblogs

Xiao Liwu and Water

What is it about water and Mr. Wu? San Diego Zoo Keeper Jennifer Becerra reports that our precocious panda boy enjoys playing with tubs of ice cubs-and has even fallen asleep atop the ice in the tub.

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United Nations

UN chief condemns explosion in northern Mali that left one peacekeeper dead, 6 injured

UN peacekeepers from Cambodia leaving Bamako Airport to be deployed to Gao, North of Mali, May 2014.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Peace plan for war-torn Mali needs school meals

Over the past school year, children have started to return to school - thanks in part to WFP school meals, via funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department .

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