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German helicopter serving with UN crashes in Mali

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German helicopter serving with UN crashes in Mali

- BAMAKO: A German helicopter with two crew on board crashed in northern Mali on Wednesday (Jul 26) in an apparent accident while monitoring clashes for the peacekeeping force, UN sources told AFP. The UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, has sent a team to the site to check for possible casualties and investigate the cause of the crash, said spokesman Farhan Haq in New York
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Mali’de Alman askeri helikopteri düştü

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Mali’de Alman askeri helikopteri düştü

- BM Sözcüsü tarafından yapılan açıklamada, BM barışı koruma harekatında görevli ve 2 kişinin bulunduğu bir Alman askeri helikopterinin Mali’nin kuzeyinde düştüğü belirtildi. Öte yandan, helikopterin neden düştüğü henüz bilinmiyor. Ayrıntılar geliyor... İHA Mine Bozkurt.
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German military helicopter crashes in northern Mali - UN spokesman

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German military helicopter crashes in northern Mali - UN spokesman

- BAMAKO: A German military helicopter working with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali crashed in the desert north on Wednesday, a spokesman for the mission said. There was no information on the fate of the Tiger attack helicopter's two German crew members or the cause of the crash, which occurred in Gao region, Ahmad Makaila said. (Reporting by Yvonne
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Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu

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Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu

- BAMAKO: Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and Malian targets, Mali's security minister said on Sunday. Macina Liberation Front, based in central Mali's Mopti region, is led by cleric Amadou Koufa who has called upon followers to take up arms and rebuild the historic Fulani empire of Massina
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IMF raporu: Türkiye mali şeffaflıkta ilerleme kaydetti

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IMF raporu: Türkiye mali şeffaflıkta ilerleme kaydetti

- Uluslararası Para Fonu (IMF) Türkiye’nin son 15 yıl içerisinde mali şeffaflık alanında önemli ilerleme kaydettiğini bildirdi. IMF Türkiye Mali Şeffaflık Değerlendirme Raporunda, “Türkiye son mali şeffaflık uygulamalarını geliştirmek için son 15 yıl içerisinde dikkate değer mesafe kaydetti.” ifadesine yer verildi. IMF heyetinin mali şeffaflık üzerine Türkiye’de incelemelere başladığı 2000 yılından bu yana, kamuya açık bilgilerin kapsamı, zamanlaması ve güvenilirliği alanlarında dikkate değer gelişme kaydedildiği vurgulandı
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Bodies of eight slain soldiers found in northern Mali

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Bodies of eight slain soldiers found in northern Mali

- BAMAKO: The bodies of eight Malian soldiers killed in an ambush by suspected Islamist fighters last week have been discovered in the West African nation's desert north, a local lawmaker and army officer said on Monday. The soldiers went missing a week ago after their convoy was attacked on the road between the towns of Gao and Menaka. "They were killed in the fighting last week
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Thousands march against referendum, extra powers for Mali president

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Thousands march against referendum, extra powers for Mali president

- BAMAKO: Thousands of Malians took to the streets on Saturday to protest against a planned referendum on constitutional changes that would give extra powers to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, create new regions and recognise the Tuareg's ethnic homeland. Mali's government has delayed the vote, which was originally planned for last week, but still plans to go ahead with it this year
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10 Mali soldiers missing after ambush by suspected Islamists

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10 Mali soldiers missing after ambush by suspected Islamists

- BAMAKO: About 10 Malian soldiers were missing following an ambush by suspected Islamist militants in the West African nation's desert north, the army said on Monday. An army convoy was attacked on the road between the towns of Gao and Menako on Sunday, said army spokesman Colonel Diarran Kone, in a region increasingly under threat from a resurgence of militant groups, some with links to al Qaeda
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Radical Islamists tried to take away Mali's music, but the musicians of ‘Mali Blues’ play on

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Radical Islamists tried to take away Mali's music, but the musicians of ‘Mali Blues’ play on

- Music documentaries are thick on the land, and political ones are numerous as well, but "Mali Blues" is different in that it artfully combines hypnotic music with definite societal concerns. If you are a fan of world music, you're aware of the terrific sounds coming out of the West African nation whose musical citizens include the great Ali Farka Touré and the Tuareg band Tinariwen
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Türk Malı dizisine bir dava daha!

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Türk Malı dizisine bir dava daha!

- İsmiyle ve karakterlerin davranışlarıyla özellikle dikkatleri üzerine çeken Türk Malı'na Türk Teşvik Derneği "Türklüğün imajını küçük düşürmek" gerekçesiyle dava açmak için harekete geçti. "ABLAK, DÜZENSİZ, BODOSLAMA" Habertürk'ün haberine göre, Dernek Başkanı Harun Altunbaş, Türkçe'de bir kelimenin birden çok manaya gelme gücünü kötüye kullandığını belirterek "Dizi, Türk malı imajını ablak, düzensiz, bodoslama davranışlar sergileyen patavatsız bir karakterle birleştiriyor. Buna dünyada izin verecek başka bir ülke var mıdır? 'Amerikan Malı' ya da 'Rus Malı' diye böyle bir konsepte dizi yapabilir misiniz?" ifadelerini kullandı 2010 YILINDA DA DAVA AÇILMIŞTI Konuyla ilgili dizi ve yapım ekibinden bir açıklama yapılmazken, 2010 yılında dizi Show TV ekranlarında yayınlanırken, "Türk örf, adet ve geleneklerine hakaret" gerekçesiyle dava açılmıştı
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'Çin malı' köprü teftiş edildikten iki hafta sonra çöktü!

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'Çin malı' köprü teftiş edildikten iki hafta sonra çöktü!

- Afrika ülkelerinden Kenya'da bir Çin şirketi tarafından yapılan köprü, Başkan Uhuru Kenyatta tarafından teftiş edildikten iki hafta sonra çöktü. 2014 yılında bir botla karşıya geçmeye çalışan yaklaşık 10 kişilik grubun geçirdiği kazanın ardından yapımına başlanan köprü, Başkan Kenyatta'nın seçim kampanyasında da önemli bir yer tutuyordu. Kenyatta, seçim çalışmaları kapsamında 2 hafta önce köprüyü teftiş etmiş ve köprünün çevresinde bir miting düzenlemişti
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Türk Malı dizisine ikinci dava: 'Amerikan Malı' ya da 'Rus Malı' diye yapabilir misiniz?

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Türk Malı dizisine ikinci dava: 'Amerikan Malı' ya da 'Rus Malı' diye yapabilir misiniz?

- İsmiyle ve karakterlerin davranışlarıyla özellikle dikkatleri üzerine çeken Türk Malı'na Türk Teşvik Derneği "Türklüğün imajını küçük düşürmek" gerekçesiyle dava açmak için harekete geçti. "ABLAK, DÜZENSİZ, BODOSLAMA" Habertürk'ün haberine göre, Dernek Başkanı Harun Altunbaş, Türkçe'de bir kelimenin birden çok manaya gelme gücünü kötüye kullandığını belirterek "Dizi, Türk malı imajını ablak, düzensiz, bodoslama davranışlar sergileyen patavatsız bir karakterle birleştiriyor. Buna dünyada izin verecek başka bir ülke var mıdır? 'Amerikan Malı' ya da 'Rus Malı' diye böyle bir konsepte dizi yapabilir misiniz?" ifadelerini kullandı 2010 YILINDA DA DAVA AÇILMIŞTI Konuyla ilgili dizi ve yapım ekibinden bir açıklama yapılmazken, 2010 yılında dizi Show TV ekranlarında yayınlanırken, "Türk örf, adet ve geleneklerine hakaret" gerekçesiyle dava açılmıştı
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"L'heure est aux actes": le fils de l'otage au Mali interpelle Macron

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"L'heure est aux actes": le fils de l'otage au Mali interpelle Macron

- Sa mère a été enlevée la veille de Noël dernier à Gao au Mali. Depuis Sébastien Chadaud-Pétronin se bat pour que sa mère soit libérée et se dit "rempli d'espoirs" depuis qu'Emmanuel Macron est à l'Élysée. "On est ravis d'entendre autant de détermination, d'avoir affaire à un nouvel interlocuteur qui semble motivé, qui semble pragmatique, qui n'a peur de personne
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Al-Qaïda au Mali publie une vidéo qui montre une otage française

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Al-Qaïda au Mali publie une vidéo qui montre une otage française

- Enfin une preuve de vie de Sophie Pétronin, cette Française à la tête d’une association d’aide à l’enfance, enlevée en décembre 2016 par des hommes armés à Gao, dans le nord du Mali. La branche d’Al-Qaïda au Mali a publié une vidéo de six otages étrangers, dont la Française et l’Australien Arthur Kenneth Elliott, a annoncé SITE, un centre américain spécialisé dans la surveillance en ligne de la mouvance djihadiste
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Al-Qaïda publie une vidéo de Sophie Pétronin, otage française au Mali

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Al-Qaïda publie une vidéo de Sophie Pétronin, otage française au Mali

- Alors que le président de la République Emmanuel Macron se trouve ce week-end au Mali pour discuter politique antiterroriste, Al-Qaïda a publié dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche une vidéo montrant six otages, dont Sophie Pétronin, humanitaire française enlevée le 24 décembre dernier. Un message qui, d’après certains spécialistes, pourrait laisser la porte ouverte aux négociations.
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Qaida-linked Mali extremists release hostage video

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Qaida-linked Mali extremists release hostage video

- DAKAR, Senegal — An al-Qaida-linked group in Mali has released a proof-of-life video showing six foreign hostages, a group that monitors jihadist communications says, shortly before the French president arrived in the West African country for an anti-terror summit. The recently formed Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen issued the video Saturday on Telegram, the SITE Intelligence Group said. The video shows Stephen McGowan of South Africa, Elliot Kenneth Arthur of Australia, Iulian Ghergut of Romania, Beatrice Stockly of Switzerland, Gloria Cecilia Narvaez of Colombia and Sophie Petronin of France
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Le mari de l'otage française au Mali regrette l'attitude des autorités

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Le mari de l'otage française au Mali regrette l'attitude des autorités

- Sophie Pétronin enlevée en décembre 2016 à Gao apparaît dans une vidéo publiée ce dimanche par Al-Qaïda. Son mari regrette le manque de transparence des autorités. Alors qu'Emmanuel Macron est ce dimanche au Mali pour assister au sommet du G5 Sahel, une vidéo dans laquelle apparaissent la Française Sophie Pétronin et cinq autres otages a été mise en ligne par le groupe terroriste Al-Qaïda
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  • Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu
    Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BAMAKO: Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and Malian targets, Mali's security minister said on Sunday. Macina Liberation Front, based in central Mali's Mopti region, is led by cleric Amadou Koufa who has called upon followers to take up arms and rebuild the historic Fulani empire of Massina
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Politics & Government

  • FIFA suspends Malian soccer association due to government interference - Football
    FIFA suspends Malian soccer association due to government interference - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA has suspended the Malian Football Association (FEMAFOOT) with immediate effect due to government interference, world soccer's governing body said on Friday. "The decision was prompted by the actions of the Sports Minister of Mali, Mr Housseïni Amion Guindo, who decided to dissolve the executive committee of FEMAFOOT and appoint a provisional committee mandated to run the association and to facilitate the election of a new executive committee within twelve months, despite an earlier clarification from FIFA that FEMAFOOT is obliged
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  • Mali asserts right to reform football body in face of FIFA ban - Football
    Mali asserts right to reform football body in face of FIFA ban - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali will reform its national football authority and not be swayed by its suspension by FIFA, the sport's governing body, Minister of Sport Housseïni Amion Guindo said in an interview published on Sunday. FIFA blocked Mali from international football on Friday after Guindo sacked the executive committee, following allegations of fraud during a leadership election last year. He then appointed a provisional committee and ordered the election of a new executive committee within one year
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Health

  • Mali Eradicates Guinea Worm
    Mali Eradicates Guinea Worm

    , voanews.com

    LONDON — Mali has eliminated Guinea worm disease, bringing the world a step closer to eradicating the debilitating parasitic disease, the U.S.-based Carter Center said, citing provisional government figures. Guinea worm infections afflicted 3.5 million people 30 years ago but are now endemic only in South Sudan, Chad and Ethiopia, where there were 16 reported cases last year, according to the organization set up by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
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Society & Culture

  • German helicopter serving with UN crashes in Mali
    German helicopter serving with UN crashes in Mali

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BAMAKO: A German helicopter with two crew on board crashed in northern Mali on Wednesday (Jul 26) in an apparent accident while monitoring clashes for the peacekeeping force, UN sources told AFP. The UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, has sent a team to the site to check for possible casualties and investigate the cause of the crash, said spokesman Farhan Haq in New York
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Religion & Spirituality

  • New jihadist alliance claims border attack in Mali
    New jihadist alliance claims border attack in Mali

    , timeslive.co.za

    A new jihadist alliance claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack that killed three members of Mali's security forces on March 29, according to a statement released by jihadist monitoring group SITE. Three Malian jihadist groups with previous Al-Qaeda links recently joined forces to create the "Group to Support Islam and Muslims" (GSIM), led by Iyad Ag Ghaly of Islamist organisation Ansar Dine
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Concert preview: Tinariwen embody true rebellion in their music
    Concert preview: Tinariwen embody true rebellion in their music

    , sltrib.com

    They are Tuareg tribesmen from a Saharan mountain range between northeastern Mali and southern Algeria, an area that has seen near-constant war since Mali gained independence from French colonialism more than half a century ago. As a young child, singer and guitarist Ibrahim Ag Alhabib witnessed his father's execution during a Tuareg uprising against the Malian government in 1963. Some of the band members later underwent military training at the hands of dictator Moammar Gadhafi (who sought to turn displaced Tuareg residing in Libya into a Saharan regiment in his army), then used it to participate in another Tuareg revolt against Mali in 1990
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Law & Crime

  • 10 Mali soldiers missing after ambush by suspected Islamists
    10 Mali soldiers missing after ambush by suspected Islamists

    , channelnewsasia.com

    BAMAKO: About 10 Malian soldiers were missing following an ambush by suspected Islamist militants in the West African nation's desert north, the army said on Monday. An army convoy was attacked on the road between the towns of Gao and Menako on Sunday, said army spokesman Colonel Diarran Kone, in a region increasingly under threat from a resurgence of militant groups, some with links to al Qaeda
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