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UN Mission condemns rocket attack against its camp in northern Mali

The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) strongly condemned today’s rocket attack on its camp in the northern city of Tessalit.

UN actively “hunting the Ebola virus” in affected areas

Efforts are now being focused on “hunting the Ebola virus”, the UN Secretary-General announced on Monday.

Mr Ban Ki-moon has just returned from the West African region where he visited Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Mali.

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Thirty UN peacekeepers raise concerns in Mali about working conditions

Thirty UN peacekeepers based in northern Mali are returning to their camp after having left to raise concerns about their working conditions, according to the UN Mission in the country, MINUSMA.

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‘Highly fragile’ humanitarian situation in Mali demands urgent assistance – UN officials

Mali is at a critical humanitarian crossroads and failure to act immediately in response to the country’s urgent needs may ultimately jeopardize its path towards peace and stability, three senior United Nations relief officials warned today following a three-day visit to the country.

With Mali peace talks set to resume, Security Council urges 'spirit of compromise'

Welcoming the scheduled resumption on 19 October of the inter-Malian negotiation process in Algiers, the United Nations Security Council today called on all parties in Mali “to engage in good faith and in the spirit of compromise” in the talks towards the ultimate end of agreeing a “comprehensive and inclusive” peace deal.

Mali: Ban voices ‘outrage’ as UN peacekeeper killed in second deadly attack this month

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced outrage today at a fatal attack against United Nations peacekeepers in Mali – the second in less than a week – that left one “blue helmet” dead and wounded another, while the UN peacekeeping chief urged Malian parties to make a “credible effort” to reach a peace accord.

Ban ‘outraged’ by deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed shock and outrage at the killing of nine peacekeepers in an attack in Mali and issued a warning that all hostilities waged against UN “blue helmets” constitute a serious violation of international law.

Terrorist attack in northern Mali kills 9 peacekeepers: UN

Terrorists have been blamed for an attack on a United Nations convoy in north-east Mali on Friday morning, in which 9 peacekeepers were killed.

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Ban presses for ‘sustained’ support from international community amid tenuous Mali peace

The international community must continue to support Mali as it embarks on its path towards peace, stability and development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, particularly as the country’s security situation continues to remain precarious amid ongoing clashes between armed groups.

Mali: Security Council, Ban condemn attack that killed five UN peacekeepers

The Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms yesterday’s attack by an explosive device on a road in Mali, in which five Chadian peacekeepers were killed and three other peacekeepers were severely injured.