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Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali

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Stats:

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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modernghana.com Mali denounces 'cowardly murder' of French hostage 04/23
allafrica.com Mali: Fighters Claim They Killed Hostage 04/23
reuters.com Mine injures peacekeeper as diplomats visit Mali's Kidal 04/23
voanews.com Blast Injures Peacekeeper as Diplomats Visit Mali's Kidal 04/23
nzherald.co.nz UN envoy calls for more troops in northern Mali 04/23
foxnews.com Officials: UN vehicle drives over mine at north Mali airstrip, 1 Chadian solider wounded 04/23
modernghana.com Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali 04/23
eastandard.net Frenchman held hostage in Mali was ‘killed’ 04/23
nzherald.co.nz Mali's president names negotiator for Tuareg talks 04/23
bbc.co.uk Mali group says French hostage dead 04/22
modernghana.com Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage 04/22
turkishpress.com Liberal academic heads Libya constitution panel 04/22
france24.com French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal has died, Islamists say 04/22
dw.de Mali fighters say they killed French hostage 04/22
ennaharonline.com Algeria and Mali united front against terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime 04/22
reuters.com France says one of two hostages held in Mali probably dead 04/22
nationalgeographic.com The Brave Sage of Timbuktu: Abdel Kader Haidara 04/21
turkishpress.com Libya's constitution panel to hold 1st meeting 04/21
foxnews.com Malian opposition says impasse in talks with separatist rebels is creating insecurity in north 04/18
bbc.co.uk French troops free Mali aid workers 04/17
pbs.org In photos: Saving Timbuktu’s treasures from extinction 04/17
foxnews.com Presidents: French military sweep in northern Mali frees 5 aid workers kidnapped in February 04/17
reuters.com French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in Mali 04/17
turkishweekly.net EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training Mission 04/16
modernghana.com C.Africa crisis risk to global security, says UN refugee chief 04/16
reuters.com EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission 04/15
modernghana.com EU launches second security mission in Mali 04/15
online.wsj.com EU Bolsters Security Support for Mali 04/15
antiwar.com The US’s Invasion of Africa That Nobody Knows About 04/15
magharebia.com Belmokhtar threatens Sahel from new Libya base 04/15
ndtv.com Failed rocket attack shakes northern Mali 04/14
allafrica.com Burkina Faso: Some Mali Refugees Want to Grow Up to Serve 04/14
foxnews.com Senegal promises 250 more peacekeeping troops for neighboring Mali 04/14
modernghana.com One-eyed jihadist a 'threat' to peace: Malian leader 04/14
reuters.com Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage: agency 04/13
foxnews.com State television announces Mali's new Cabinet following resignation of government 04/12
nzherald.co.nz French forces find weapons cache in northern Mali 04/11
reuters.com In Burkina Faso, some Mali refugees want to grow up to serve 04/11
foxnews.com French forces find mortar shells, rockets buried in dunes in northern Mali 04/11
realclearworld.com Keeping an Eye on Algeria 04/10
ennaharonline.com Seizure of arms and ammunition near the southern border 04/09
aljazeera.com Mali urges return of refugees 04/09
magharebia.com Civilians clear Libya landmines 04/09
reuters.com U.N. rights chief says Syria government abuses 'far outweigh' rebels 04/08
dnaindia.com UN rights chief says Syria govt abuses 'far outweigh' rebels 04/08
nzherald.co.nz Ex-Mali prime minister: Government is incompetent 04/07
foxnews.com Former Malian prime minister says he resigned because government is dysfunctional, incompetent 04/07
news24.com Failed rocket attack in northern Mali 04/07
bbc.co.uk Mali gets new PM as government quits 04/06
turkishpress.com Mali PM resigns, young politician succeeds him 04/06
allafrica.com Mali: President Fires, Replaces PM 04/06
france24.com Mali appoints new prime minister after government resigns 04/06
punchng.com Mali gets new PM as govt quits 04/06
modernghana.com Men behind Rwandan genocide languish in Mali prison 04/06
reuters.com Mali government resigns, new PM appointed: state TV 04/05
jamestown.org BRIEFS 04/04
reuters.com Kerry says U.S. wants to boost Algeria in al Qaeda fight 04/03
allafrica.com East Africa: Kenya and Somalia Must Work Together On Post Al-Shabaab Security 04/03
nzherald.co.nz Mali starts process to confine armed rebels 04/03
modernghana.com US, Algeria vow to cooperate in fight against terrorism 04/03
voanews.com US, Algeria Work to Improve Security in Maghreb, Sahel 04/03
allafrica.com Mali: Malians Optimistic About Country's Direction 04/03
vancouversun.com UN chief warns of weakening security in northern Mali as terrorist attacks increase 04/02
straitstimes.com Kerry says US wants to boost Algeria in fight against Al-Qaeda 04/02
modernghana.com Kerry arrives in Algiers at start of North Africa tour 04/02
modernghana.com Kerry due in Algiers at start of North Africa tour 04/02
foxnews.com Hundreds gather in Timbuktu for meetings to promote peace and reconciliation in Mali 03/31
allafrica.com Mali: Malians Show Dramatic Leap in Confidence 03/31
strategypage.com MALI: Death Match Rules 03/28
reuters.com Mali swears in court to hear treason case against ex-president 03/27
timeslive.co.za Frenchman arrested in Morocco for terrorism 03/25
allafrica.com Mali: Tuareg Fractures Widen As Talks Continue to Stall 03/25
reuters.com Tuareg leader to Mali government: start talks or risk new revolt 03/25
modernghana.com Trial of Kadhafi sons, aides to open April 14 03/24
foxnews.com Moroccan authorities arrest French citizen on suspicion of belonging to terror network 03/24
straitstimes.com Islamist group calls for Hollande assassination 03/23
ww4report.com MALI: HOPES FOR RECONCILIATION 03/23
allafrica.com Mali: Locals Inflate Refugee Statistics to Boost Aid 03/22
dailytrust.info Niamey: Museum like a palace 03/21
allafrica.com Mali: French Forces Kill 40 Islamist Militants in Mali 03/21
hrw.org Mali: Ensure Justice for Grave Abuses 03/21
reuters.com 'Ghost' Malian refugees show abuse of U.N. registration system 03/21
foxnews.com Defense Minister: French forces killed about 40 jihadists in recent sweeps in northern Mali 03/20
nzherald.co.nz French forces kill about 40 jihadists in Mali 03/20
vancouversun.com Defence Minister: French forces killed about 40 jihadists in recent sweeps in northern Mali 03/20
voanews.com French Forces Kill 40 Islamist Militants in Mali 03/20
magharebia.com Foreign jihadists recruit Maghreb youth 03/20
bbc.co.uk UK 'must tackle Sahel terror risk' 03/20
reuters.com Niger fears contagion from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists 03/19
news2.onlinenigeria.com Defence Minister Karidjo Mahamadou Says “If Boko Haram Attacks Niger Republic, They’ll Regret It” 03/19
modernghana.com Mali summons Russian ambassador over rebels' Moscow trip 03/18
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: Why Islamic Terrorists Hate Each Other 03/18
allafrica.com Mali: Terror Group Spokesman Taken Out in Mali 03/18
allafrica.com Mali: Mali's Past Leaders Called to Account 03/18
economist.com Talks on northern Mali : Jaw-jaw is not enough 03/17
allafrica.com North Africa: Belmokhtar Empire Based On Crime 03/17
reuters.com Mali detains commander of Islamist group MUJWA: military source 03/16
magharebia.com Terror group spokesman taken out in Mali 03/16
allafrica.com Mali: Islamist Leader Killed in Airstrike 03/15
cnn.com Spain arrests 7 suspected militant recruiters 03/14