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Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali


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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 94.5 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
WFP Hunger Map: 32 % undernourished
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged

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News up to: Mali denounces 'cowardly murder' of French hostage 04/23 Mali: Fighters Claim They Killed Hostage 04/23 Mine injures peacekeeper as diplomats visit Mali's Kidal 04/23 Blast Injures Peacekeeper as Diplomats Visit Mali's Kidal 04/23 UN envoy calls for more troops in northern Mali 04/23 Officials: UN vehicle drives over mine at north Mali airstrip, 1 Chadian solider wounded 04/23 Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali 04/23 Frenchman held hostage in Mali was ‘killed’ 04/23 Mali's president names negotiator for Tuareg talks 04/23 Mali group says French hostage dead 04/22 Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage 04/22 Liberal academic heads Libya constitution panel 04/22 French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal has died, Islamists say 04/22 Mali fighters say they killed French hostage 04/22 Algeria and Mali united front against terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime 04/22 France says one of two hostages held in Mali probably dead 04/22 The Brave Sage of Timbuktu: Abdel Kader Haidara 04/21 Libya's constitution panel to hold 1st meeting 04/21 Malian opposition says impasse in talks with separatist rebels is creating insecurity in north 04/18 French troops free Mali aid workers 04/17 In photos: Saving Timbuktu’s treasures from extinction 04/17 Presidents: French military sweep in northern Mali frees 5 aid workers kidnapped in February 04/17 French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in Mali 04/17 EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training Mission 04/16 C.Africa crisis risk to global security, says UN refugee chief 04/16 EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission 04/15 EU launches second security mission in Mali 04/15 EU Bolsters Security Support for Mali 04/15 The US’s Invasion of Africa That Nobody Knows About 04/15 Belmokhtar threatens Sahel from new Libya base 04/15 Failed rocket attack shakes northern Mali 04/14 Burkina Faso: Some Mali Refugees Want to Grow Up to Serve 04/14 Senegal promises 250 more peacekeeping troops for neighboring Mali 04/14 One-eyed jihadist a 'threat' to peace: Malian leader 04/14 Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage: agency 04/13 State television announces Mali's new Cabinet following resignation of government 04/12 French forces find weapons cache in northern Mali 04/11 In Burkina Faso, some Mali refugees want to grow up to serve 04/11 French forces find mortar shells, rockets buried in dunes in northern Mali 04/11 Keeping an Eye on Algeria 04/10 Seizure of arms and ammunition near the southern border 04/09 Mali urges return of refugees 04/09 Civilians clear Libya landmines 04/09 U.N. rights chief says Syria government abuses 'far outweigh' rebels 04/08 UN rights chief says Syria govt abuses 'far outweigh' rebels 04/08 Ex-Mali prime minister: Government is incompetent 04/07 Former Malian prime minister says he resigned because government is dysfunctional, incompetent 04/07 Failed rocket attack in northern Mali 04/07 Mali gets new PM as government quits 04/06 Mali PM resigns, young politician succeeds him 04/06 Mali: President Fires, Replaces PM 04/06 Mali appoints new prime minister after government resigns 04/06 Mali gets new PM as govt quits 04/06 Men behind Rwandan genocide languish in Mali prison 04/06 Mali government resigns, new PM appointed: state TV 04/05 BRIEFS 04/04 Kerry says U.S. wants to boost Algeria in al Qaeda fight 04/03 East Africa: Kenya and Somalia Must Work Together On Post Al-Shabaab Security 04/03 Mali starts process to confine armed rebels 04/03 US, Algeria vow to cooperate in fight against terrorism 04/03 US, Algeria Work to Improve Security in Maghreb, Sahel 04/03 Mali: Malians Optimistic About Country's Direction 04/03 UN chief warns of weakening security in northern Mali as terrorist attacks increase 04/02 Kerry says US wants to boost Algeria in fight against Al-Qaeda 04/02 Kerry arrives in Algiers at start of North Africa tour 04/02 Kerry due in Algiers at start of North Africa tour 04/02 Hundreds gather in Timbuktu for meetings to promote peace and reconciliation in Mali 03/31 Mali: Malians Show Dramatic Leap in Confidence 03/31 MALI: Death Match Rules 03/28 Mali swears in court to hear treason case against ex-president 03/27 Frenchman arrested in Morocco for terrorism 03/25 Mali: Tuareg Fractures Widen As Talks Continue to Stall 03/25 Tuareg leader to Mali government: start talks or risk new revolt 03/25 Trial of Kadhafi sons, aides to open April 14 03/24 Moroccan authorities arrest French citizen on suspicion of belonging to terror network 03/24 Islamist group calls for Hollande assassination 03/23 MALI: HOPES FOR RECONCILIATION 03/23 Mali: Locals Inflate Refugee Statistics to Boost Aid 03/22 Niamey: Museum like a palace 03/21 Mali: French Forces Kill 40 Islamist Militants in Mali 03/21 Mali: Ensure Justice for Grave Abuses 03/21 'Ghost' Malian refugees show abuse of U.N. registration system 03/21 Defense Minister: French forces killed about 40 jihadists in recent sweeps in northern Mali 03/20 French forces kill about 40 jihadists in Mali 03/20 Defence Minister: French forces killed about 40 jihadists in recent sweeps in northern Mali 03/20 French Forces Kill 40 Islamist Militants in Mali 03/20 Foreign jihadists recruit Maghreb youth 03/20 UK 'must tackle Sahel terror risk' 03/20 Niger fears contagion from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists 03/19 Defence Minister Karidjo Mahamadou Says “If Boko Haram Attacks Niger Republic, They’ll Regret It” 03/19 Mali summons Russian ambassador over rebels' Moscow trip 03/18 COUNTER-TERRORISM: Why Islamic Terrorists Hate Each Other 03/18 Mali: Terror Group Spokesman Taken Out in Mali 03/18 Mali: Mali's Past Leaders Called to Account 03/18 Talks on northern Mali : Jaw-jaw is not enough 03/17 North Africa: Belmokhtar Empire Based On Crime 03/17 Mali detains commander of Islamist group MUJWA: military source 03/16 Terror group spokesman taken out in Mali 03/16 Mali: Islamist Leader Killed in Airstrike 03/15 Spain arrests 7 suspected militant recruiters 03/14