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UN chief strongly condemns attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the attack against a police patrol of the UN mission in Mali on Friday, which killed two Nigerian peacekeepers and injured four others. An unidentified gunman shot and killed two officers, including one woman, from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization …

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Chinese envoy calls for advancement of political process in Mali

United Nations | Xinhua | A Chinese envoy on Tuesday called for efforts to advance the political process in Mali. There has been progress in political transition, peace process and the fight against terrorism in Mali, a result of joint efforts by the Malian authorities, regional organizations and the international community, …

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Peacekeeping troop rotations resume in Mali: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | The rotation of peacekeeping troops in and out of Mali has resumed after a month’s suspension by the Malian government, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. The rotations began Monday with a contingent from Bangladesh, said Stephane Dujarric, chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. About …

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Mali withdraws from G5 Sahel

Bamako, Mali | Xinhua | The Malian government said Sunday that it is withdrawing from all organs and bodies of the G5 Sahel, “including the joint force” fighting terrorism. According to a statement signed by Abdoulaye Maiga, spokesman for the Malian government, the organization’s leaders had decided to hold the 8th …

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ECOWAS imposes harsher sanctions on Mali

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Sunday announced a flurry of harsher sanctions on Mali. Leaders of ECOWAS gathered in an extraordinary summit to deliberate on the situation in Mali. In the communique after the summit, the regional body said …

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Cranes battle Kenya, then fly to face Mali

⚽ TODAY: 🇺🇬 Uganda vs Kenya 🇰🇪  4PM ⚽ SUNDAY: 🇲🇱 Mali vs Uganda 🇺🇬 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has predicted two tough games as his boys wind their Group E 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup qualifiers with an East African derby against …

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