Impressive Mali Cruise Into Round of 16

[CAF] Mali secured their spot in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after an assured 3-1 victory over New Zealand in New Delhi. Wednesday’s result sees them finish second behind Group B winners Paraguay, while New Zealand miss out on…

[CAF] Mali secured their spot in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after an assured 3-1 victory over New Zealand in New Delhi. Wednesday's result sees them finish second behind Group B winners Paraguay, while New Zealand miss out on the knockout stages after claiming one point from their three group matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Eaglets Take Flight Against Turkey

[CAF] After a narrow defeat in their opening match, Mali rebounded strongly to defeat Turkey 3-0 and put themselves back in the Group B reckoning at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

[CAF] After a narrow defeat in their opening match, Mali rebounded strongly to defeat Turkey 3-0 and put themselves back in the Group B reckoning at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Thousands of Starving Minors At Risk in Mali Conflict

[CAJ News] Bamako -SOME 165 000 children’s lives and futures are in danger as the continuing violence, instability and displacement worsens the nutrition crisis in Mali. Research by children’s rights groups and humanitarian agencies indicate the rate o…

[CAJ News] Bamako -SOME 165 000 children's lives and futures are in danger as the continuing violence, instability and displacement worsens the nutrition crisis in Mali. Research by children's rights groups and humanitarian agencies indicate the rate of acute malnutrition among children aged under five has reached critical levels in the conflict-affected areas of Timbuktu and Gao, while the national rate remains extremely high. The survey shows acute malnutrition of children in Timbuktu has risen to 15,7 percent and in Gao t

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Dutch Defense Minister, Military Chief Resign Over Peacekeeper Deaths

[Deutsche Welle] Dutch defense chief Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has resigned after a report found that her ministry had allowed standards to slip. The report was prompted by the deaths of two peacekeepers at a Dutch base in Mali.

[Deutsche Welle] Dutch defense chief Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has resigned after a report found that her ministry had allowed standards to slip. The report was prompted by the deaths of two peacekeepers at a Dutch base in Mali.

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UN Secretary-General Condemns Killing of Peacekeepers in Mali

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned today’s attack against a convoy of the United Nations mission in northern Mali that killed three Bangladeshi peacekeepers.

[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned today's attack against a convoy of the United Nations mission in northern Mali that killed three Bangladeshi peacekeepers.

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Window of Opportunity for Peace ‘Slowly Narrowing,’ Warns Secretary-General

[UN News] Speaking at a ministerial meeting at United Nations Headquarters, Secretary-General António Guterres today voiced concern over the delayed implementation of the peace agreement in Mali.

[UN News] Speaking at a ministerial meeting at United Nations Headquarters, Secretary-General António Guterres today voiced concern over the delayed implementation of the peace agreement in Mali.

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Mali’s President, At UN Assembly, Calls On World to Help Equip Regional Anti-Terror Force

[UN News] Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita took the podium of the General Assembly today to praise United Nations efforts in aiding his West African country recover from rebel attacks, and called on the international community to help fund a new…

[UN News] Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita took the podium of the General Assembly today to praise United Nations efforts in aiding his West African country recover from rebel attacks, and called on the international community to help fund a new five-nation force to combat terrorism in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali