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New York: With a deteriorating security situation in central and northern Mali, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday that ‘blue helmets’, the Malian Defence and Security Forces, continue to suffer repeated attacks and significant losses, while some large towns “live under constant threat from armed groups”.  more
Mali: Around 20 UN peacekeepers injured in major attack on MINUSMA base

New York: Some 20 UN peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, were injured on Wednesday, after their temporary base came under attack in the restive centra ...

Mali in transition: UN peacekeeping chief takes stock of political and security developments

New York: Against the backdrop of a rapidly deteriorating security situation in Mali and the wider Sahel region, the UN peacekeeping chief concluded a visit to the restive northwest Afric ...

Peacekeepers under attack again in Mali, as one Egyptian blue helmet dies, another seriously injured

New York: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned another fatal attack carried out against a peacekeeping convoy that left a ‘blue helmet’ from ...

Four UN peacekeepers killed, five wounded in attack in Mali

New York: Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said.

Transitional President in Mali appoints new Prime Minister, top UN official tells Security Council

New York: Mali’s transitional President has appointed a new Prime Minister, the UN’s top official in the West African country told the UN Security Council on Thursday, detaili ...

Mali: UN chief demands ‘immediate and unconditional release’ of President, cabinet members

New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the immediate restoration of constitutional order and the rule of law in Mali, after mutinying troops arrested the country&r ...

Mali: UN mission fulfills mandate, aids battle against coronavirus

New York : As the COVID-19 pandemic plagues the world, the head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali told the Security Council on Tuesday that the mission continues to fulfill its manda ...

Unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Mali revealed in new report

New York: Escalating violence and insecurity in Mali have sparked an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, rendering 3.9 million people in need of assistance and protection – an increa ...

Some progress made towards security in Mali, but still a long way to go, Security Council hears

New York: Some progress has been made towards restoring peace and stability in Mali as outlined in a fragile 2015 peace deal, yet sustainable peace developments are not happening fast eno ...