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Malian refugees return to Burkina Faso camp nine months after violent attacks

New York: Scores of Malian refugees in Burkina Faso have returned to a camp in the northeast of the country nine months after armed attacks and threats forced them to flee to a neighbouring town, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday.

Swiss hostage killed by terrorists in Mali: Foreign Ministry

Zurich/Sputnik: A Swiss female citizen, who had been a hostage of terrorists in Mali for four years, has been killed, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said.

Transitional President in Mali appoints new Prime Minister, top UN official tells Security Council

New York: Mali’s transitional President has appointed a new Prime Minister, the UN’s top official in the West African country told the UN Security Council on Thursday, detailing the significant events which has ushered in a new political era, since the 18 August coup d’état.

Three people injured in explosion of French military car in Mali : Source

Nouakchott/Sputnik: Three people have been injured in an explosion of a French military vehicle in Mali on Saturday morning, a military source told Sputnik on Saturday.

Mali coup: Democratic order must be restored ‘as fast as possible’

New York: The UN on Thursday called for the “constitutional and democratic order” to be restored as soon as possible across Mali, following the military coup, and reiterated a call to respect the rule of law, and refrain from violence.

Mali coup: UN peacekeeping mission ‘must and will continue’ operations

New York: The United Nations continues to monitor the ongoing situation in Mali, where soldiers arrested the President and several members of his cabinet in a military coup on Tuesday.

Mali: UN chief demands ‘immediate and unconditional release’ of President, cabinet members

New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the immediate restoration of constitutional order and the rule of law in Mali, after mutinying troops arrested the country’s leader and other senior officials on Tuesday.

Mali President Keita resigns

Bamako/UNI: Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Wednesday announced that he is resigning from his post following a military mutiny in the state.

UN chief urges continued international support for Mali amid growing terrorist threat

New York: The UN Secretary-General has stressed the need for continued international commitment to Mali, as the country continues to navigate the path to political stability while confronting numerous obstacles, including terrorism, and now the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN peacekeepers killed in improvised explosive attack in Mali

New York/IBNS: Three UN peacekeepers from Chad were killed in northern Mali on Sunday when their convoy hit a roadside bomb near Aguelhok, in the restive Kidal region. The improvised device also seriously injured four others who are now receiving medical care, the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said in a statement.

3 UN peacekeepers killed, 4 injured in Mali

Bamako/Xinhua/UNI: The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) confirmed Sunday evening that three of its peacekeepers were killed during a routine patrol by improvised explosive devices (IED) near Aguelhok in northern Mali.

Mali: UN mission fulfills mandate, aids battle against coronavirus

New York/IBNS: As the COVID-19 pandemic plagues the world, the head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali told the Security Council on Tuesday that the mission continues to fulfill its mandate while doing whatever it can to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from overrunning the country.

Implementing peace deal only path for stabilization in Mali: UN peacekeeping chief

New York/IBNS: Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement in Mali provides the only pathway for stabilization there, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Mali revealed in new report

New York/IBNS: Escalating violence and insecurity in Mali have sparked an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, rendering 3.9 million people in need of assistance and protection – an increase of 700,000 since the beginning of the year, the UN said on Thursday.  

'Continuing deterioration’ leaves Mali facing critical security level: UN expert

New York/IBNS: Security in Mali has become critical, with unprecedented incidents of communal violence and increasingly more deadly terror attacks, reported a UN human rights expert on Monday, following a 10-day visit to the country.