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  1. .com | Mali opens terror inquiry after 17 soldiers killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | News24

    Bamako - Mali's justice ministry announced on Thursday it had opened an investigation into the deaths of 17 soldiers killed in an attack on their base, as Malians observed the first of three days of mourning. The government declared a state of emergency after two groups - one jihadist, the other ethnic - both claimed to have carried out the raid on the military camp on Tuesday, which also left dozens wounded.

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  2. UPDATE 3-Islamist militants kill 17 soldiers in attack on Mali army baseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Reuters

    Islamist militants killed 17 Malian soldiers and wounded 35 when they attacked an army base in the center of the country, firing on troop positions, burning buildings and pillaging shops, the government said. The attack is the biggest for months on the army in Mali, a country that faces a growing threat from Islamist groups based in the desert north.

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  3. Work With Northern Community Leaders Furthers Project DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Market Wire

    Great Quest Fertilizer Ltd providing shareholders with an update on work in Mali, West Africa. The Company has made some significant breakthroughs in terms of establishing working relationships in Northern Mali.

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  4. Al Qaeda has launched more than 100 attacks in West Africa in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Long War Journal

    While other Al Qaeda's branches around the world receive the most attention, like in Syria or Yemen, the global jihadist group has been continuously active throughout West Africa as well. Since the beginning of the year, at least 101 attacks throughout the region have been attributed to al Qaeda according to data compiled by The Long War Journal .

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  5. Mali's Sufi Leaders Preach Against RadicalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Voice of America

    Schoolchildren listen to a teacher during class in Douentza, Mali. In schools funded by radical Islamists, girls must wear veils and are seated separately in the back or coming at different times altogether.

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  6. Mali: Confronting Mali's New Jihadist ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    He sat quietly drinking tea on a December morning in a village in central Mali. But Amadou, a local chief from the Segou region whose name I have changed for his protection, was worried.

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  7. Confronting Mali's New Jihadist ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Humans Rights Watch

    He sat quietly drinking tea on a December morning in a village in central Mali . But Amadou, a local chief from the Segou region whose name I have changed for his protection, was worried.

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  8. Mali: UNICEF condemns withdrawal of children from schools in KidalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Apr 27 :In the wake of the violent protests on 18 and 19 April in Kidal, northern Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund is warning that the events disrupted children's education in the region and endangered their safety. According to sources verified by UNICEF, many children were removed from classrooms during the school day to participate in rallies.

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  9. Mali: UNICEF condemns withdrawal of children from schools in KidalRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | United Nations

    According to sources verified by UNICEF, many children were removed from classrooms during the school day to participate in rallies. "UNICEF condemns any action or helping to prevent the normal development of the education of children and reminds all parties that the place of the child is in school, because education is the best way to ensure a prosperous future for children and the nation," the agency said in a press statement.

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  10. UN: Insecurity in Mali's North Keeps Children from SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | News Max

    Violence in Mali's northern region over four years has forced hundreds of schools to close and teachers to leave, depriving thousands of children of an education, the United Nations Children's Fund said Friday. More than 380,000 children aged 7 to 15 are still out of school in unsafe regions in northern Mali three months into the school year, UNICEF said Friday.

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  11. UN: Insecurity in Mali's north keeps children from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Violence in Mali's northern region over four years has forced hundreds of schools to close and teachers to leave, depriving thousands of children of an education, the United Nations Children's Fund said Friday. More than 380,000 children aged 7 to 15 are still out of school in unsafe regions in northern Mali three months into the school year, UNICEF said Friday.

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  12. Al-Qaida-linked group reports on attack in Mali's northRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    An organization that tracks jihadi websites says al-Qaida's North Africa branch has reported that extremist group Ansar Dine has attacked a military barracks in Mali's north. SITE Intelligence Group says that al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb posted the report on its Twitter account late Tuesday.

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  13. Timely child mortality estimates are a critical toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Map of Mali showing the two health districts selected for the RMM study in Segou Region. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132164.g001 Evaluating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals has been at the top of the global public health agenda, and work to develop plans for monitoring the goals beyond 2015 and strengthening accountability for women's and children's health are already under way.

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  14. A look at Mali's Islamic extremist groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 file photo, Mali troopers assist a hostage to leave the Radisson Blu hotel to safety after gunmen attacked the hotel, in Bamako, Mali. The al-Qaida-claimed attack on a Mali hotel may have been partly aimed at asserting the global terror network's relevance as it faces an unprecedented challenge from the Islamic State group for leadership of the global jihadi movement.

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  15. Mali hotel attack: What we know on Friday lunchtime about the Bamako Radisson attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    At least three people have been killed after armed gunmen stormed the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako this morning, and took 170 people hostage. The men shouted "Allahu Akbar" or "God is great" in Arabic before firing on the guards and taking hostages, Malian army commander Modio Nama Traore said.

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