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Dec 30, 2017
Mali government resigns months before presidential polls; authorities offer no reasonMali's prime minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Saturday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.
Sep 18, 2017
World leaders reach New York for UN General Assembly: North Korea, Rohingya crisis to top agendaFacing an escalating threat from North Korea and exodus of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at UN starting Monday to tackle these challenges
Jul 17, 2017
Today's steaming pile: UAE, five other nations never wrote to FIFA to strip Qatar of 2022 World CupA story claiming that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022 was published on what appeared to be a fake version of a Swiss news website, the site's co-founder has said.
Jul 16, 2017
UAE, five other nations write to FIFA to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup, claims report"The FIFA president has never received such a letter and subsequently has not done any comment on that," said a FIFA spokesman.
Jul 03, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: A timeline of the dispute between Qatar and Arab nationsA recap of events since Saudi Arabia and several allies broke ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing extremists
Jul 02, 2017
Emmanuel Macron says France must work with Africa to eradicate 'terrorists, thugs, murderers'France and its African partners must work together to wipe out Islamist militants, President Emmanuel Macron said at a summit in Mali's capital Bamako on Sunday.
Jul 01, 2017
Emmanuel Macron meets with five African heads of state to form 5,000-strong force to counter extremismFrance's president meets Sunday in Mali with African heads of state to support a new 5,000-strong multinational force meant to counter extremism
Nov 23, 2015
Mali begins three days' mourning for victims of hotel attacks; neighbouring nations join inMali Monday started three days of national mourning for the victims of the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako, with neighbouring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea joining in a show of solidarity.
Jun 24, 2015
In a 19-minute video, al Qaeda jihadist parades western hostagesAl-Qaeda's north African branch has released footage of a jihadist with an English accent parading two Western hostages he says are being held in "new territory" under its control.