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Malian President in Nigeria for Talks on Liberia-Guinea

Malian President Alpha Konare arrived in Nigeria ... Malian President Alpha Konare arrived in Nigeria on Sunday for talks with President Olusegun Obasanjo ... by top Nigerian officials at the airport, presidency officials told AFP.  The Malian leader was due ...

18/05/2010 - 19:41 - comment 0

Liberian, Malian Leaders Urge Further UN Deployment in S. Leone

Liberian President Charles Taylor and his Malian ... Liberian President Charles Taylor and his Malian counterpart Alpha Omar Konare wish to see the "urgent ... buffer force in the border region. Sources in Bamako on Monday said that army chiefs of staff were due ...

19/05/2010 - 10:00 - comment 0

Morsi slams France's post-colonial 're-conquest' of Mali

of the crippled and weak Malian army.“The military operations to liberate the occupied regions of our country ... such humiliation on the Malian army that it triggered a military coup in Bamako in March.The Tuaregs allied ... French and Malian troops recaptured Tuesday two key ...

22/01/2013 - 10:20 - comment 0

‘Terrorists’ behind the Algerian hostage crisis were from Mali — PM

this month by extremists sparked the French intervention. Konna was recaptured by the Malian army last week. ... some 200 Malian and French troops moved into Diabaly, 400 kilometers (250 miles) north of the capital ... company, BP. “The Algerian army was successful and professional in not allowing the militants to take ...

22/01/2013 - 08:05 - comment 0

France heads with their begging bowl to the Gulf for "anti-terror" Mali funds

a news conference.Paris has said it plans to deploy 2,500 soldiers to bolster the Malian army and work ... Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that, despite French air support, Malian forces had not been able to dislodge Islamist fighters from the central Malian towns of Konna or Diabaly, just 350 km (220 miles) ...

16/01/2013 - 11:35 - comment 0

Report: Algerian forces operate in Tamanrasset region against '\'terrorists'\'

batch of weapons and munitions recovered by Algerian forces, the People's National Army (ANP) ... of ANP's operations, while trying "to infiltrate from the Algerian-Malian border onboard a Toyota ...

18/05/2010 - 14:19 - comment 0