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Rights experts condemn ‘dramatic rise’ in attacks on so-called slaves in Mali

New York: Attacks against so-called slaves in Mali are on the rise and authorities must do more to prevent them, two independent UN human rights experts said on Monday.

Malian authorities urged to ‘break the cycle of impunity’ for human rights violations

New York: Rampant impunity for human rights violations in Mali is posing serious risks for the protection of civilians in the West African country, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday.

‘Critical juncture’ for Mali warns UN mission chief, with democratic future at risk

New York: Immediate action is required now to initiate critical reforms and lay the groundwork for credible elections in Mali, where the security situation is as worrying as ever, the Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) told the Security Council on Monday.

Mali: Military must ‘scrupulously’ respect human rights and free civilian leaders

New York: A UN independent human rights expert said on Wednesday that Mali’s new military authorities should “scrupulously respect human rights” and release all leaders detained in last week’s coup.

Malian woman gives birth to nine children, two more than expected

Morocco/IBNS: A 25-year-old Malian woman has given birth to nine children, two more than the seven that had been detected in the ultrasound, the country's Ministry of Health said.

‘Political, security, human rights and humanitarian challenges’ plague Mali

New York: With a deteriorating security situation in central and northern Mali, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday that ‘blue helmets’, the Malian Defence and Security Forces, continue to suffer repeated attacks and significant losses, while some large towns “live under constant threat from armed groups”. 

Four peacekeepers killed in complex attack on UN base in Mali

New York: A deadly attack on Friday against peacekeepers serving with the UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, has been condemned in the strongest terms by the UN Secretary-General.

Mali: UN chief says ‘complex attack’ against blue helmets may constitute war crime

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres condemned  on Saturday, a “complex attack” against the UN mission in the West African country of Mali.

Mali: Around 20 UN peacekeepers injured in major attack on MINUSMA base

New York: Some 20 UN peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, were injured on Wednesday, after their temporary base came under attack in the restive central region of the country.

Mali in transition: UN peacekeeping chief takes stock of political and security developments

New York: Against the backdrop of a rapidly deteriorating security situation in Mali and the wider Sahel region, the UN peacekeeping chief concluded a visit to the restive northwest African nation on Thursday.

Two UN peacekeepers killed in an ambush in Central African Republic

Bangui/New York/New Delhi/Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed after their convoy was ambushed by members of the UPC and anti-Balaka armed groups in southern Central African Republic (CAR), the UN Mission in the country said on Monday.

Peacekeepers under attack again in Mali, as one Egyptian blue helmet dies, another seriously injured

New York: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned another fatal attack carried out against a peacekeeping convoy that left a ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt dead, and another seriously injured on Friday.

Four UN peacekeepers killed, five wounded in attack in Mali

New York: Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said.

Al-Qaeda branch claims responsibility for killing 3 French troops in Mali: SITE Group

Moscow/Sputnik: Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), the branch of the al-Qaeda terror group (banned in Russia) in Mali, has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on three French servicemen in the African country, the US-based SITE Intelligence Group that tracks jihadist activities has reported.

Three French soldiers killed by explosive device during operation in Mali: Elysee Palace

Paris/Sputnik: Three French soldiers have been killed after their armored vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Mali on Monday morning, the Elysee Palace's press department said.