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Romania to replace Canada in Mali peacekeeping mission

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Romania will supply transport helicopters to a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation of Mali once Canada has pulled out as...

Hollande questioned over Mali murders

A French judge questioned former French President Francois Hollande as a witness as part of an investigation into the assassination of two journalists in...

Tunisia to send aircraft to support Minusma

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Tunisia will send a C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft and 75 personnel to support the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali. National Defence Minister Abdelkarim...

Nigeria/ Mali sex trafficking

As many as 20,000 women and girls are feared to have been trafficked from Nigeria to Mali where they are stranded after being forced...

Malian Z-9 crashes

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A Z-9 utility helicopter belonging to Mali's Air Force has crashed in a landing accident. Video shows the aircraft coming in for a rolling landing...

UN deploys RADA radars in Mali

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The United Nations' mission in Mali is using RADA radars to protect its bases by providing early warning against incoming projectiles. This is according to...

Clashes over land and water leave more than 30 dead in...

Gunmen on motorcycles killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians in northern Mali where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said. The...

First African deployment for MMP

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The French Army for the first time deployed its new MMP battlefield missile on foreign operations in December, when a unit took the weapon...

El Salvador sends more MD 500s to Mali

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El Salvador has sent a second aviation unit with three MD 500E helicopters to Mali, where they have taken over from the German Tiger...

Qatar donates Storm armoured vehicles to Mali

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Qatar has donated 24 Storm armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to Mali to assist it combat terrorist groups in the area. The vehicles arrived in Mali...

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