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French hostage freed in Mali arrives home in France to hugs
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French hostage freed in Mali arrives home in France to hugs

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A 75-year-old French aid worker held hostage for four years by Islamic extremists in Mali arrived…
Mali’s ex-junta chief Sanogo detained: defense ministry
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Mali’s ex-junta chief Sanogo detained: defense ministry

Malian security forces have detained General Amadou Sanogo, the leader of the coup that plunged the country into chaos last…
Jama’a al-Islamiya calls for protest outside embassy against French intervention in Mali
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Jama’a al-Islamiya calls for protest outside embassy against French intervention in Mali

  Mamdouh Ismail of the Jama’a al-Islamiya has called for demonstrations outside the French embassy on Wednesday to protest the…
Drums of war in northern Mali
World

Drums of war in northern Mali

As Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist groups consolidate control in northern Mali, various communities are responding differently to life under occupation, with local…
African leaders scrap Mali trip after runway invasion
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African leaders scrap Mali trip after runway invasion

Jets carrying West African presidents for a meeting with Mali's new military leaders were forced to turn back mid-flight on…
Tuareg rebels in Mali advance as junta asserts control
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Tuareg rebels in Mali advance as junta asserts control

Tuareg rebels closed in on a key city in northern Mali Sunday, taking advantage of a power vacuum in Bamako…
Mali hit by looting after coup, president ‘safe’
World

Mali hit by looting after coup, president ‘safe’

Soldiers looted petrol stations and hijacked cars in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, 48 hours after a military coup, and…
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