Mali: Ban deplores violent protests against Mission compound, launches inquiry

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the deadly protests against a United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) compound in the northern city of Gao, which left several people dead and a number of others injured.

Mali: UN Mission to investigate deadly protests against compound

The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has launched an investigation into the events surrounding a violent protest in the northern city of Gao yesterday during which several people were reportedly killed and a number of others injured.

Mali: UN mission wards off rebel attack; urges armed groups to respect ceasefire

The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has confirmed it used force in response to machine gun fire directed at its troops and towards the town inhabited by civilians, yesterday in Tabankort, in the restive north of the country.

Mali: UN conference to examine conservation of country’s precious ancient manuscripts

The United Nations agency mandated to protect cultural sites around the world will examine long-term conservation of Mali’s invaluable ancient manuscript collection at an international conference set to kick off in the country’s capital, Bamako, next week.

UN strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mali peacekeepers

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has today strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a UN base in the town of Kidal, which killed a Chadian peacekeeper and wounded four others.

Mali: UN Mission condemns attack that wounded seven peacekeepers

The United Nations Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned the attack on its peacekeepers near the Kidal airstrip this morning, when one of its vehicles struck an explosive device.

Peace process in Mali at ‘crucial stage’ UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council

Progress in the political process in Mali over the last three months has been “fairly modest”, with fighting continuing despite talks in Algiers that marked the first occasion when armed groups and the Government engaged in direct conversations, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said in a briefing to the Security Council today.

Mali: UN Mission condemns attack that wounded 8 peacekeepers

The United Nations stabilization mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned the attack that wounded eight peacekeepers – three seriously – yesterday, in the Gao region.