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Sophie Petronin: Son Hopeful Of Mother’s Release From Jihadist Captivity

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  The son of a French aid worker taken hostage in Mali said on Wednesday he was still awaiting news about his mother after speculation...
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Mali Frees Over 100 Jailed Jihadists

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  Mali has freed more than 100 suspected or convicted jihadists as part of negotiations for the release of a prominent Malian politician and a...
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Mali Swears In New Interim President Ndaw

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  Mali’s interim president, Bah Ndaw, chosen to head a transitional government following a coup last month, was sworn in during ceremonies in the capital...
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Mali Junta Chief Urges Support For French, UN Troops In Country

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  The leader of Mali’s military junta, Colonel Assimi Goita, on Tuesday urged support for French and United Nations troops, a frequent target of popular...
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ECOWAS Hope For Mali Civilian Transition ‘In Days’

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  West African leaders said they hope to see a civilian-led transition government installed in Mali “in days” after holding talks on Tuesday with the...
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West Africa Leaders Press Mali Junta Over Transition

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  West African leaders met the head of Mali’s military junta on Tuesday to press for the return to civilian rule nearly a month after...
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Mali Crisis: Osinbajo Attends ECOWAS Summit in Ghana

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  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Nigeria for Ghana to attend the Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Osinbajo,...
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Mali Opposition Rejects Junta-Backed Transition

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  Mali’s popular opposition movement has rejected a charter for a transition government backed by the army officers who ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The...
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