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German army helicopter crashes in Mali on UN mission.

Nothing is yet known about the two German nationals who were piloting the aircraft when it went down. At the time of the crash, the helicopter was monitoring "confrontations."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

UN: Helicopter monitoring fighting in Mali has crashed.

A helicopter from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali that was monitoring "confrontations" on the ground has crashed. The condition of the two crewmen on board is not yet known.

- Stars and Stripes - US

UN: Helicopter monitoring fighting in Mali has crashed.

The United Nations says a helicopter from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali that was monitoring "confrontations" on the ground has crashed.

- FOX News - US

News24.com | At least 4 Mali civilians killed in suspected jihadist attack.

At least four civilians, including a child, have been killed in an attack by suspected jihadist militants in northeast Mali, security and official sources said.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | UN helicopter crashes in Mali accident: UN source.

A UN helicopter crashed in northern Mali in an apparent accident while serving with the 12 000-strong peacekeeping force in the country, a UN source has told AFP.

- News24.com - ZA

UN helicopter crashes in Mali accident: UN source.

A UN helicopter crashed in northern Mali on Wednesday in an apparent accident while serving with the 12,000-strong peacekeeping force in the country, a UN source told AFP.

- Zee News - IN

German military helicopter crashes in northern Mali -U.N. | Reuters.

The post German military helicopter crashes in northern Mali -U.N. | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Total and Worldline Partner with African Fintech InTouch to Support Deployment of Guichet Unique, an Innovative Digital Solution for Retail Networks -.

Total and Worldline signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch on July 13, 2017. Under the agreements, Total and Worldline will support the deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in eight African countries , Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, ...

- WebWire - US

News24.com | Mali YouTube activist hurt in assassination bid.

A Malian activist whose fierce criticism of politicians and religious figures on YouTube has made him a cult figure, has survived an assassination attempt, his family says.

- News24.com - ZA

Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu.

Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and Malian targets, Mali's security minister said on Sunday.

- France24 - FR

Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu.

Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and Malian targets, Mali's security minister said on Sunday.M...

- The Hindu - IN

News24.com | War crimes court to award Timbuktu damages in August

War crimes judges will next month deliver a landmark order for reparations for the razing of the fabled Timbuktu shrines by a Malian jihadist, the International Criminal Court has said.

- News24.com - ZA

Africa in the News: Electoral tensions arise in Mali and Congo, Ivorian president reshuffles cabinet, and Somalia's internet returns

Tensions over elections fester in the Republic of the Congo, while Mali weighs expanding presidential power and creating an autonomous Tuareg region Two million citizens in the Republic of the Congo will head to the polls for the first round of parliamentary elections this coming Sunday. Though no violence is expected, ...

- Brookings - US

Alibaba's Jack Ma invited to visit Serbia

Belgrade Mayor Sinisa Mali has presented the city's development potentials and projects to the governor of China's Zhejiang province, Yuan Jiajun. The city administration said in a statement that Mali "pointed out that in this sense, excellent cooperation with investors and companies from China already exists."

- B92 - SK

UAE and Mali sign deal on entry-visa exemption

Abdullah and Diop highlighted the friendly relations and joint cooperation between UAE and Mali

- GulfNews - AE

François Lecointre named as new chief of France armed forces

,July 19 General François Lecointre was today named the new military chief of France, hours after General Pierre de Villiers' unprecedented resignation over a defence budget cut related clash with President Emmanuel Macron.Lecointre,55-year-old career military officer served in Sarajevo during the Balkan Wars in the ...

- Sify - IN

UAE- Total value of ERC's development projects in Mali reaches AED22.3 million in 2 years

UAE- Total value of ERC's development projects in Mali reaches AED22.3 million in 2 years...

- MENAFN - JO

Why the French Army Loves Rifle Grenades

Robert Beckhusen Security, France has kept shoulder-busting muzzle launchers alive.  More than four years ago, French troops dropped into Mali to fight back Islamic militants. While in combat, the French soldiers with their bullpup FAMAS rifles lobbed rifle grenades — a relatively rare weapon in the 21st century and ...

- The National Interest - US

Mali conflict spreading to Burkina Faso, Niger- UN

Mohamed Ibn Chambas said deadly attacks along border areas were having an impact on the local economy in the northern provinces of Burkina Faso and western regions of Niger

- Daily Monitor - UG

UN mission in Mali condemns ceasefire breaches by peace accord signatories

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today condemned continuing ceasefire violations by two signatories of the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Agreement.

- UN - INT

France Pledges to Bolster African Antiterrorism Force

President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to Mali, said France would support a multinational force to combat extremists in parts of West Africa.

- International NY Times - US

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