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EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission

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LUXEMBOURG - The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's police while extending by two years a mission to train the army.

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Exclusive - U.N. should halt arms shipments via Ivory Coast after China breach: panel 15 Apr 2014

ABIDJAN - United Nations experts have called for the world body to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent by China violated the country's arms embargo.

Two Kenyans kidnapped by Somali militants in 2011 freed 11 Apr 2014

NAIROBI - Two Kenyans kidnapped by Somali Islamists in 2011 have been found alive in Somalia, officials said.

Two foreign U.N. workers killed in Somalia 08 Apr 2014

BOSASSO, Somalia - A Briton and a Frenchman working for the United Nations were shot dead on Monday at an airport in north-central Somalia, officials said.

Two foreign U.N. workers killed in Somalia 07 Apr 2014

BOSASSO, Somalia - A Briton and a Frenchman working for the United Nations were shot dead on Monday at an airport in north-central Somalia, officials said.

Two foreign U.N. workers killed in Somalia 07 Apr 2014

BOSASSO - A Briton and a Frenchman working for the United Nations were shot dead on Monday at an airport in north central Somalia, officials said.

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France says Southern Libya now a 'viper's nest' for Islamist militants 07 Apr 2014

PARIS - Southern Libya has become a "viper's nest" for Islamist militants and the only way to tackle it is with a strong collective response from neighbouring countries, France's defence minister said in remarks published on Monday.

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Mali government resigns, new PM appointed - state TV 06 Apr 2014

BAMAKO - Mali's government has resigned and town planning minister Moussa Mara will become prime minister, a presidential spokesman said on state television late on Saturday.

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Mob attacks Ebola treatment centre in Guinea, suspected cases reach Mali 05 Apr 2014

BAMAKO/CONAKRY - An angry crowd attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Guinea on Friday, accusing its staff of bringing the deadly disease to the town, Medecins Sans Frontieres said, as Mali identified its first suspected cases.

Man dies in Paris after contracting rabies in Mali 03 Apr 2014

PARIS - A man died on Thursday in a Paris hospital after contracting rabies in Mali, the Health Ministry said in a statement, in the first recorded death of a human from rabies in France in more than 10 years.