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Coveney calls for immediate release of Mali president and prime minister after sacking by army strongman
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Coveney calls for immediate release of Mali president and prime minister after sacking by army strongman

Updated May 25th 2021, 9:20 PM 20,371 Views 17 Comments

The country’s president and prime minister have been detained by the military, after a coup was carried out last August.

Mali president resigns after military coup
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Mali president resigns after military coup

Aug 19th 2020, 8:26 AM 9,000 Views 12 Comments

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s government had been beset by months of protests.

Mali’s president and prime minister held by mutinous troops
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Mali’s president and prime minister held by mutinous troops

Aug 18th 2020, 9:49 PM 13,273 Views 3 Comments

Earlier, soldiers in the garrison town of Kati took up arms and detained senior military officers.

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister
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Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister

Jun 5th 2020, 10:09 PM 24,530 Views 43 Comments

Abdelmalek Droukdel was the leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa.

Three Irish soldiers injured in Mali after device explodes near convoy
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Three Irish soldiers injured in Mali after device explodes near convoy

Feb 25th 2020, 6:18 PM 25,732 Views 28 Comments

The soldiers were injured around 900km north-east of the capital Bamako.

Army Ranger Wing prepares for deployment to UN mission in 'hostile environment' of Mali
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Army Ranger Wing prepares for deployment to UN mission in 'hostile environment' of Mali

Aug 26th 2019, 7:22 AM 24,782 Views 40 Comments

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations
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Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations

Jul 8th 2019, 7:07 PM 5,185 Views 2 Comments

The Crystal Palace star, who is being linked with a move to Arsenal, scored a decisive goal on Monday.

Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali
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Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali

Jun 20th 2019, 10:55 PM 20,626 Views 59 Comments

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

38 dead in attacks on two Mali villages
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38 dead in attacks on two Mali villages

Jun 19th 2019, 7:17 AM 10,457 Views 17 Comments

A vote on Irish troops participating in a UN mission in Mali is due to take place in the Dáil on Thursday.

What's behind the violence in Mali and why does the Government want to send elite Defence Forces members there?
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What's behind the violence in Mali and why does the Government want to send elite Defence Forces members there?

Jun 15th 2019, 9:00 AM 25,824 Views 43 Comments

This week, Cabinet approved a proposal to send troops abroad for peacekeeping duties.

Cabinet approves proposal to deploy Defence Forces personnel to UN mission in Mali
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Cabinet approves proposal to deploy Defence Forces personnel to UN mission in Mali

Jun 11th 2019, 7:44 PM 10,680 Views 26 Comments

The approval comes after nearly 100 people were killed in recent days in a deadly massacre in the country.

'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali
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'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali

Jun 10th 2019, 8:32 PM 31,621 Views 20 Comments

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.

Cabinet to hear proposal to send Army Ranger Wing to Mali
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Cabinet to hear proposal to send Army Ranger Wing to Mali

Jun 9th 2019, 11:28 AM 20,045 Views 45 Comments

If approved this would be the first deployment of the ARW overseas in their special forces role since their deployment to Chad in 2008.

Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says
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Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says

Apr 1st 2019, 9:24 AM 14,729 Views 56 Comments

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali.

Irish Defence Forces mission in Mali extended by 12 months
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Irish Defence Forces mission in Mali extended by 12 months

Feb 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 23,102 Views 25 Comments

Serious consideration is being given to sending a small contingent of the Irish Army Ranger Wing to Mali.

Varadkar to travel to Mali today to meet with Irish Defence Forces serving abroad
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Varadkar to travel to Mali today to meet with Irish Defence Forces serving abroad

Jan 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,648 Views 42 Comments

Varadkar will be accompanied by Minister of State with responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe.

Armed hunters 'surrounded the village, separated the people and killed 32 in cold blood'
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Armed hunters 'surrounded the village, separated the people and killed 32 in cold blood'

Jun 24th 2018, 6:01 PM 16,886 Views 13 Comments

Violence has increased over the past three years in central Mali in disputes over access to land and water.

Two Defence Forces members located after terror attack at Mali hotel
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Two Defence Forces members located after terror attack at Mali hotel

Jun 19th 2017, 2:00 PM 27,276 Views 6 Comments

Two EU workers were killed in the attack on a hotel on the edge of the capital Bamako.

Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent
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Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent

Oct 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 9,758 Views 2 Comments

The Ivorian has been commended for helping Mali’s Moussa Doumbia, who was knocked out during their recent international match.

Irish Defence Forces members safe after armed men storm hotel
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Irish Defence Forces members safe after armed men storm hotel

Mar 21st 2016, 11:06 PM 18,708 Views 6 Comments

Four gunmen attacked a training base in Mali, one was shot dead.

Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group
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Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group

Jan 17th 2016, 8:11 AM 20,277 Views 17 Comments

The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.

Three people, including two UN peacekeepers, killed in attack by suspected Islamist militants
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Three people, including two UN peacekeepers, killed in attack by suspected Islamist militants

Nov 28th 2015, 3:26 PM 11,616 Views 16 Comments

A further 20 people were injured in the pre-dawn attack, four seriously.

Are we willing to risk Irish lives by sending troops to Mali or Lebanon?
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Are we willing to risk Irish lives by sending troops to Mali or Lebanon?

Nov 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 300 Views 109 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney must address the potential dangers involved in sending Irish soldiers to replace French forces, Ryan McCarrel writes.

Jihadi group names attackers responsible for deadly hotel siege in Mali
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Jihadi group names attackers responsible for deadly hotel siege in Mali

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:29 AM 10,219 Views 19 Comments

Two separate organisations have now claimed responsibility for the attack on the luxury Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako.

Al-Qaeda linked group kills 27 after nine-hour Mali hotel siege
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Al-Qaeda linked group kills 27 after nine-hour Mali hotel siege

Nov 20th 2015, 11:03 PM 78,673 Views 173 Comments

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated group is reportedly claiming responsibility.

Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far
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Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far

Sep 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 20,838 Views 51 Comments

This week the terrorist group destroyed a 2,000 year old temple — but it’s not its first time.

Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub
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Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub

Mar 7th 2015, 4:25 PM 15,273 Views 16 Comments

“The killer came here because there were foreigners. He wanted to kill foreigners, that’s for sure,” a waiter at the club said.

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war
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Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:00 PM 179 Views 12 Comments

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case
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Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case

Oct 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,079 Views 23 Comments

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President
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'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President

Jul 25th 2014, 3:41 PM 9,109 Views 9 Comments

The wreckage of the plane has been located 50km north of the Burkina Faso border in Mali’s Gossi region.

Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali after 'disintegrating'
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Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali after 'disintegrating'

Jul 25th 2014, 7:38 AM 15,827 Views 27 Comments

France will send a military unit to secure the wreckage.

'I will be home soon, son': Irish soldiers stationed abroad mark Father's Day
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'I will be home soon, son': Irish soldiers stationed abroad mark Father's Day

Jun 15th 2014, 10:45 AM 11,833 Views 41 Comments

Members of the Defence Forces who are serving in Syria, Lebanon and Mali have sent messages home to their families.

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Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes

Dec 19th 2013, 2:45 PM 11,856 Views 25 Comments

Read messages to loved ones from those in some of the smaller overseas missions (where you may not even realise we have troops posted).

French troops kill 19 Islamist militants as violence escalates in Mali
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French troops kill 19 Islamist militants as violence escalates in Mali

Dec 10th 2013, 6:18 PM 6,073 Views 50 Comments

The violence comes with Malians due to vote on Sunday in a second round of parliamentary polls.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:05 PM 31,915 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about remains found in Meath, Roy Keane and the property tax deadline.

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali
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Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:01 PM 7,974 Views 3 Comments

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

French hostages released after three years return to France
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French hostages released after three years return to France

Oct 30th 2013, 11:45 AM 8,535 Views 4 Comments

The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.

Ireland to give €700,000 to war-torn Mali
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Ireland to give €700,000 to war-torn Mali

Aug 16th 2013, 12:26 PM 5,895 Views 148 Comments

The money will be used to help refugees and internally-displaced citizens of the west African country.

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention
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'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

Jul 28th 2013, 6:15 PM 4,131 Views 2 Comments

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'
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France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'

Jul 15th 2013, 10:17 AM 5,932 Views 17 Comments

“We found a body 10 days ago in northern Mali… we will determine the cause of death and nothing will go unpunished,” French president Francois Hollande said.

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