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How France's operation in the Sahel unravelled

The National 16 Jun 2021
Operation Barkhane was imposed on Mr Macron by his predecessor, Francois Hollande, who first launched a military intervention to rescue Mali from militant forces in January 2013 ... But this French realpolitik reached its limits in Mali ... This time, Paris acted swiftly by suspending French support to the armed forces of Mali.
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Mali: Basketball Federation Covers Up Sexual Assault of Girls

Human Rights Watch 15 Jun 2021
“Many girls in Mali hoped that their talents and hard work in basketball could help them achieve their dreams to play for the national team,” said Minky Worden, director of global initiatives at Human Rights Watch ... By the time she was a teenager, Ajara was selected for the Under-16 and then the Under-18 Mali GirlsNational Basketball team.
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A Wider Approach To The Malian Coup And Militant Insurgency

OWP 15 Jun 2021
In late May, 38-year-old Colonel Assimi Goita staged a military coup in Mali for the second time in nine months ... Coups are evidently a relatively frequent occurrence in Mali ... Since the start of 2021, jihadist attacks on civilians in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger have increased significantly ... Vaccine hesitancy has also been an issue in Mali.
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McLaren to investigate sexual abuse allegations in Malian basketball

Inside The Games 15 Jun 2021
The allegations came to FIBA’s attention following an extensive report by the New York Times ... "It is alleged that the FIBA President knew or should have known about the sexual abuses in the Mali Basketball Federation particularly during his time at the helm of that Federation from 1999 until 2007," the statement from FIBA read.
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Mali: New Govt Meets to Discuss Reforms, Future Elections

All Africa 15 Jun 2021
Mali's newly appointed government met on Sunday for the first ...
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FIBA President steps aside as investigation begins into sexual abuse claims in Mali

Inside The Games 14 Jun 2021
"It is alleged that the FIBA President knew or should have known about the sexual abuses in the Mali Basketball Federation particularly during his time at the helm of that Federation from 1999 until 2007," the statement from FIBA read ... from Mali who accuse Niang of failing to act.
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Amid Mali’s Worsening Humanitarian Situation, Delegates in Security Council Call Upon Authorities to Protect Civilians, Underline Need for Credible Elections

Reliefweb 14 Jun 2021
MINUSMA is a key factor to future stabilization of Mali, she said, noting that now is not the time to reduce military and economic assistance ... NAGARAJ NAIDU KAKANUR (India) welcomed timely action by ECOWAS and the African Union, which have helped to partly redeem the deteriorating political situation in Mali ... MALI.
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Mali's new prime minister sets priorities towards civilian rule in 2022

Ghana Web 14 Jun 2021
Mali's new transitional prime minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga set an ambitious roadmap on Sunday, June 13, towards a return to civilian power in February 2022. The new transitional prime minister in Mali, Choguel Kokalla Maiga, assembled his government for the first time on Sunday ... "We are in a race against time.
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World basketball head steps aside amid sexual abuse inquiry

HJ News 14 Jun 2021
Hamane Niang “strongly denies the allegations” that he ignored abuse by coaches and officials in Mali when he led the national federation there from 1999 to 2007, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said Monday in a statement. The New York Times published ... ×.
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World basketball head steps aside amid sexual abuse investigation

Swissinfo 14 Jun 2021
Hamane Niang “strongly denies” claims that he “knew or should have known” about systemic sexual harassment in the Mali Basketball Federation particularly during his time in charge of that ...
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International Basketball Federation head steps aside amid sexual abuse inquiry

Indian Express 14 Jun 2021
Hamane Niang “strongly denies the allegations” that he ignored abuse by coaches and officials in Mali when he led the national federation there from 1999 to 2007, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said in a statement on Monday. The New York Times published ...
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FIBA President Hamane Niang Steps Aside Amid Sexual Abuse Investigation

New York Times 14 Jun 2021
Hamane Niang, the leader of basketball’s global governing body known as FIBA, led Mali’s federation at a time of systemic exploitation of female players, activists say. FIBA announced an investigation ... .
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Arsenal in pole position to sign Premier League star despite Liverpool also holding talks

Caughtoffside 13 Jun 2021
Arsenal are reportedly the firm favourites to seal the transfer of Brighton star Yves Bissouma despite Liverpool and Leicester City also being keen on the midfielder. The Mali international has shone in the Premier League in recent times, and Arsenal look to be in the strongest position to snap him up as a big move surely beckons for him ... MORE ... .
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CARBIS BAY G7 SUMMIT COMMUNIQUÉ

The White House 13 Jun 2021
At the same time we will create the appropriate frameworks to strengthen our collective defences against threats to global health by ... This has not been the case with past global crises, and we are determined that this time it will be different ... At the same time, technological change is profoundly changing our labour markets.
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Macron ends anti-Islamist operation in Sahel

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 Jun 2021
... Barkhane, waged since 2013 in support of the governments of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger in an arid and volatile region five times the.

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