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Weakness: Mali Government Bowing To Terrorists

AFRICANGLOBE - Mali's government has its back to the wall. Three quarters of Malian territory is again under the control of rebels following a major offensive by Tuareg forces in the region around Kidal in the north that began in May.

Tuareg Terrorists In Mali Ends Ceasefire Vows Continued Attack

AFRICANGLOBE - An ethnic Tuareg terrorist group in Mali has said it is ending a ceasefire agreed with the government in June. It comes a day after clashes between Malian troops and Tuareg hooligans who prevented a visit by Prime Minister Oumar Tatam Ly to the town of Kidal.

Tuareg Nomads Still Trying to Split Mali In Two

AFRICANGLOBE - Mali's troubled interim president Dioncounda Traore wants to hold elections before the end of July. But, the country's Tuareg nomads, now living in Burkina Faso, have other concerns and aspirations.

Mauritania Denies Helping Arab Rebels in Mali

Mauritania dispatched its top diplomat to neighbouring Mali to counter media reports that it was backing Arab rebels fighting for independence in the desert...

Tuareg Nomads Capture Mali Garrison Town

Arab Tuareg rebels seeking to carve out a desert homeland in Mali's north have taken control of the key garrison town of Tessalit following...

Heavy Fighting in North Mali, Casualties Reported

Heavy casualties have been reported in clashes between Malian forces and Tuareg nomads near the northern town of Tessalit in the past two days,...

Malian Refugees Say Arab Rebels Poisoned Water Points, Burned Homes

The United Nations refugee agency said today it is stepping up the delivery of aid to people affected by the outbreak of conflict in...