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  1. China to expand peacekeeping role in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | New Vision

    ... personnel and four police personnel. The most recent attack on July 10 claimed the lives of two peacekeepers in Gao, Mali. Chinese peacekeepers have constructed and repaired 13,000km of road, disposed of 9,400 mines and explosives, transported ...

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  2. Violent protests have erupted in Mali. Herea s what is driving them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Washington Post

    Young people protest in Bamako in April 2012 against Tuareg rebels' occupation of northern Mali. The sign says: "Stop Dreaming of an Ideal Country, Let's Work for North Mali."

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  3. China making efforts to ensure peace, stability in AfricaRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 13 | Xinhuanet

    ... stand guard outside the camp of east theater of operation command headquarters of UN Mali Peacekeeping Mission in Gao, Mali, May 27, 2015. (Xinhua/Han Lijian) "We have provided, through bilateral and multilateral means, peacekeeping assistance to ...

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  4. Clashes Stall Aid in Northern MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Voice of America

    Recent clashes in northern and central Mali are hampering the deployment of humanitarian assistance, leaving vulnerable populations with limited or no access to health care, food, water and shelter. While non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, can access most areas, banditry and continued attacks on roads slow down operations while posing a threat to humanitarian staff, says Badjougue Dambele, humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam.

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  5. Liberals eye revamped West Africa special forces missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | CBC News

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is slated to arrive in Africa today on a fact-finding mission for future peacekeeping operations. One of the Trudeau government's contributions to peace and stability in Africa is expected to include a revamped training mission in Niger that has been - until now - the purview of Canada's highly secretive special forces, CBC News has learned.

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  6. Feature Series: Mali and the Un Peacebuilding FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Aug 9 : "In the talk about peacebuilding and reconciliation, we sometimes forget that it's about how local communities come back together," said the United Nations Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, discussing the UN's Peacebuilding Fund - which supports millions of people in 27 countries. In March of this year, Fernandez-Taranco visited Mali.

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  7. Feature Series: Mali and the Peacebuilding FundRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | United Nations

    ... violence. Women from the Songhai and Bella ethnic groups share a moment of relaxation, drinking tea in Gao, Mali. Different ethnic groups regularly work and socialize together in the Gao region, showing that peaceful co-existence and reconciliation ...

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  8. Rio 2016: Meet the worst ever Olympic nations - and how some of them could finally win a medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Yahoo!

    As Team GB gears up to try and beat the record haul of 29 Olympic gold medals they secured in London four years ago there are some nations that would just like to win a single medal. Remarkably of the 206 National Olympic Committees around the world, only 75 of them have ever won a medal - and that's including Winter Olympics.

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  9. On the road with Niger's peacekeepers in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    The peacekeepers from Niger, known as Nigerbat, of the UN Minusma mission in Mali, are protecting a convoy of eight trucks that are delivering food supplies to Minusma bases in Asongo and Menaka. I and a colleague have been granted permission to embed with them.

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  10. Giant Panda Xiao Liwu Celebrates 4th Birthday at ZooRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Giant panda Xiao Liwu celebrated his fourth birthday Friday with gift boxes, treats and an ice cake flavored with fruits and vegetables. Mr. Wu, as he is known to his keepers and fans, is the sixth cub born to mother Bai Yun.

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  11. Giant panda turns four at San Diego ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Reuters

    A giant panda at the San Diego Zoo celebrates his fourth birthday with an ice cake and presents. Julie Noce reports.

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  12. San Diego Zoo Celebrates Giant Panda Xiao Liwu's Fourth BirthdayRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    This morning , giant panda Xiao Liwu's exhibit at the San Diego Zoo was filled with decorated gift boxes and treats, in celebration of his fourth birthday. Volunteers painted and embellished the gift boxes, and keepers filled them with various enrichment items-including wood wool, alfalfa and burlap sacks covered in cinnamon-and some boxes were just filled with more boxes.

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  13. Spotlight: China makes great contributions to UN peacekeeping operationsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Two Chinese UN peacekeepers were killed on July 10 during fierce fighting in Juba, the South Sudanese capital, between rival factions of the country's army, bringing the number of fallen Chinese blue helmets up to 13 since Beijing jointed the UN peacekeeping operations 26 years ago. Their sacrifice once again mirrored the huge difficulties in the painstaking UN efforts to maintain peace and security in the world and China's great contributions to the United Nations peacekeeping operations.

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  14. Mali: UN mission condemns renewed clashes between armed groups in country's northRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | United Nations

    Senegalese police officers serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali , patrol the streets of the city of Gao, in Mali. UN Photo/Marco Dormino 22 July 2016 – The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali has condemned the clashes that took place yesterday in Kidal between forces of The Platform Movement and those of the Coordination of movements of Azawad , both of which are signatories to the country's peace agreement.

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  15. Airbus to Operate Heron 1 Drones for Germany In MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | DefenceTalk News

    The German Defence Procurement Agency and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron 1 surveillance drones to support the Bundeswehr mission in Mali. Similar to the mission in Afghanistan active since 2010, the unmanned aerial systems will be leased from Israeli manufacturer IAI and operated by Airbus.

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  16. Mali: Surge in Violence Hits Aid Delivery to Millions in Mali - AgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    A surge in violence in northern Mali and a spike in attacks on aid workers are hindering the delivery of food, water and healthcare to millions of people, aid agencies said on Wednesday. Violent protests last week in the northern city of Gao raised fears that a peace deal signed last year between rival ethnic groups and the Malian government risks unravelling, threatening to plunge the nation into chaos.

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  17. Mali renews state of emergency after deadly attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    The Malian government on Thursday declared a state of emergency, a day after an attack in the center of the country left 17 soldiers dead and 35 wounded. This file photo taken on July 12, 2016 shows soldiers in the back of a pickup truck driving down a street during a demonstration in Gao against the "injustices" in the implementation of agreements intended to bring peace to the country, during which two people died.

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  18. Mali declares three-month state of emergency as Islamist violence surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    This file photo taken on July 12, 2016 shows soldiers in the back of a pickup truck driving down a street during a demonstration in Gao against the "injustices" in the implementation of agreements intended to bring peace to the country, during which two people died. Seventeen soldiers were killed and 35 wounded in central Mali on July 19 in an assault on their base that authorities called a "coordinated terrorist attack".

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  19. Surge in violence hits aid delivery to millions in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A surge in violence in northern Mali and a spike in attacks on aid workers are hindering the delivery of food, water and health care to millions of people, aid agencies said Wednesday. Violent protests last week in the northern city of Gao raised fears that a peace deal signed last year between rival ethnic groups and the Malian government risks unraveling, threatening to plunge the nation into chaos.

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  20. Mali's Peace Accord Under Stress, Increasing Jihadi ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Voice of America

    Soldiers stand next to a burning barricade in Gao during a demonstration on July 12, 2016, against the "injustices" in the implementation of agreements intended to bring peace to the country. Violent protests that were met with deadly force in Mali this week are the latest sign a peace pact between rival ethnic groups is at risk of unraveling, threatening to plunge the nation back into the chaos that made it a launchpad for jihadi attacks.

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