Germany to withdraw troops from UN Mali mission by May 2024 | United Nations News

Germany becomes latest country to pull its troops from UN Mali mission after facing difficulties in recent months. Germany will withdraw its troops from the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali by May 2024, a government spokesman has said, becoming the latest country to announce its pullout from the rebellion-hit country. The government will propose to … Read more

Mali’s Transitional Gov’t Bans NGOs Funded by France

https://sputniknews.com/20221122/malis-transitional-govt-bans-ngos-funded-by-france-1104523478.html Mali’s Transitional Gov’t Bans NGOs Funded by France Mali’s Transitional Gov’t Bans NGOs Funded by France MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The transitional government of Mali has banned the operation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) funded by France. 22.11.2022, Sputnik International 2022-11-22T06:20+0000 2022-11-22T06:20+0000 2022-11-22T06:20+0000 Africa mali france /html/head/meta[@name=”og:title”]/@content /html/head/meta[@name=”og:description”]/@content https://cdnn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e6/0b/16/1104523316_0:160:3073:1888_1920x0_80_0_0_76d00e022f9f4e59a91122f24a19ce46.jpg The decision also applies to NGOs operating … Read more

Russian Olympic Committee to Sign Cooperation Memorandum With South Africa, Peru, Mali

https://sputniknews.com/20221021/russian-olympic-committee-to-sign-cooperation-memorandum-with-south-africa-peru-mali-1102483625.html Russian Olympic Committee to Sign Cooperation Memorandum With South Africa, Peru, Mali Russian Olympic Committee to Sign Cooperation Memorandum With South Africa, Peru, Mali The General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) began on October 19. The agenda included the election of the organization’s… 21.10.2022, Sputnik International 2022-10-21Q09:20+0000 2022-10-21Q09:20+0000 2022-10-21Q09:20+0000 Africa … Read more

3 UN peacekeepers die in Mali roadside bomb attack

BAMAKO: Three United Nations peacekeepers from Chad have been killed in northern Mali after a roadside bomb exploded as the men met on foot and several others were seriously wounded, said Monday. Their deaths come just one day before the UN Security Council is holding a meeting on the mission in Mali, which was the … Read more

Mali bus blast leaves over 10 dead, dozens wounded | Armed Groups News

The United Nations mission in Mali found that mines and IEDs had killed 72 people in 2022 as of August 31. At least 11 people were killed and 53 injured when a bus hit an explosive device in central Mali on Thursday, according to a hospital source. The explosion occurred on the road between Bandiagara … Read more

Mali basketball players apologize after mixed zone fight

CNN — Two basketball players from Mali have apologized for fighting in the mixed zone following the team’s 81-68 defeat against Serbia at the Women’s World Cup. The incident between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou took place on Monday after Mali’s fourth-straight defeat at the tournament in Sydney, Australia, and footage of the fight … Read more

Russia’s Yevgeny Prigozhin admits owning Wagner mercenary force | Military News

Businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin for the first time says he is ‘proud’ of founding Wagner Group staffed by veterans of the Russian armed forces. Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin acknowledged privately founded the Wagner Group military company in 2014, the first public confirmation after he previously denied ownership and sued journalists for reporting it. The Wagner Group, … Read more

To fight hate and violence in the Sahel, we need to talk more | Armed Groups

Born from distorted interpretations of culture as well as from hatred and ignorance, violence by armed groups threatens the very foundations of our societies, tearing us apart and weakening collaboration between communities. Worryingly, the Global Peace Index 2022 reported a 17 percent increase in such attacks in 2021. The Sahel region has been particularly affected. … Read more

At UN, Mali army-appointed PM slams France, praises Russia ties | News

Abdoulaye Maiga lashes out at the former colonial ruler, the UN as he praised the ‘exemplary’ cooperation with Russia. Mali’s military-appointed prime minister has lashed out at France and the United Nations in a grievance-filled address over his nation’s deteriorating security situation while praising the “exemplary” cooperation with Russia. Addressing the 77th session of the … Read more

UNGA 77: Lavrov Discusses Bilateral Cooperation With UAE, Malian Foreign Ministers

https://sputniknews.com/20220924/unga-77-lavrov-discusses-bilateral-cooperation-with-uae-malian-foreign-ministers-1101159739.html UNGA 77: Lavrov Discusses Bilateral Cooperation With UAE, Malian Foreign Ministers UNGA 77: Lavrov Discusses Bilateral Cooperation With UAE, Malian Foreign Ministers MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has met with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Malian Foreign… 24.09.2022, Sputnik International 2022-09-24T04:55+0000 2022-09-24T04:55+0000 2022-09-24T04:55+0000 world united … Read more