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Ireland's Malin raises 330 million euros in biotech IPO -source

DUBLIN - Ireland's Malin Corp has raised 330 million euros (238 million pounds) in one of Europe's biggest biotechnology IPOs, a source close to the life sciences company said on Thursday, surpassing its target range of 275 million to 325 million euros.

Mali arrests three over deadly militant attack on restaurant 19 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Malian security forces have arrested three people suspected of complicity in a militant attack on a restaurant in the capital on March 7 that killed a French citizen, a Belgian security officer and three Malians.

Mali government refuses further talks on north's future 18 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Mali's government said on Wednesday it would not participate in further talks with rebels seeking autonomy for northern Mali, leaving the future of a U.N.-brokered peace process in question.

Two Dutch airmen dead in Mali helicopter crash - officials 17 Mar 2015

AMSTERDAM/DAKAR - Two Dutch airmen died after an Apache attack helicopter serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali crashed in the north of the country on Tuesday afternoon, Dutch officials and the U.N. said.

Mali rebels say agreed further talks with mediators 17 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Northern Mali's Tuareg-led rebels said on Tuesday they have agreed to another round of talks with the government after the rebel coalition said it was not ready to sign a preliminary U.N.-brokered deal.

Mali rebels say agreed further talks with mediators 17 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Northern Mali's Tuareg-led rebels said on Tuesday they have agreed to another round of talks with mediators and the government after the rebel coalition said it was not ready to sign a preliminary U.N.-brokered deal.

Mali rebels reject proposed peace deal and demand more talks 16 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Rebels and community leaders in northern Mali have rejected a U.N.-brokered preliminary peace deal after days of discussions in the desert region they call Azawad and are demanding further negotiations.

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Suspect in Mali restaurant attack killed during arrest attempt - officials 13 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - A man suspected of being involved in a restaurant attack in Mali's capital last week was fatally wounded when a grenade he was carrying went off during a shoot-out with security agents trying to arrest him, officials said.

Hundreds protest in northern Mali against draft peace deal 10 Mar 2015

BAMAKO - Hundreds of people rallied in the northern Malian town of Kidal on Tuesday to protest against a preliminary, U.N.-brokered peace deal signed by the government and not yet accepted by Tuareg rebel groups in the north, residents said. | Video

Mali FM tells rebels 'time running out' for peace deal 09 Mar 2015

PARIS - Mali's foreign minister said on Monday Tuareg rebels were running out of time to seal a peace accord that would distance them from jihadi groups who are staging violent attacks in the West African country.