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Mali: Security Council condemns recent deadly suicide attack on UN base

The Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms Saturday’s suicide attack on a United Nations base in Ber, Mali, that killed two UN Burkinabe peacekeepers and injured seven others.

Ban condemns attack on UN Mali base, declares it 'will not deter' peace efforts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the suicide attack on a United Nations base in Mali that killed two UN peacekeepers and injured seven others this morning.

Hailing recent roadmap, Security Council calls on Malian parties to advance peace efforts

The Security Council today commended the parties to the inter-Malian dialogue on the recent adoption of a roadmap and called on them to fully comply with their commitments, including by engaging in comprehensive peace talks.

UN chief welcomes roadmap adopted by parties at inter-Malian peace talks

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the Malian parties on the adoption of a roadmap at the end of the first round of peace talks, while voicing his deep concern at the deteriorating security situation in parts of northern Mali.

Mali: UN condemns explosion in northern Mali that left one peacekeeper dead, 6 injured

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council have strongly condemned an improvised explosive device explosion in northern Mali which killed a United Nations peacekeeper and injured six other ‘blue helmets.’

Rebuilding Timbuktu: UN agency working with Mali to 'keep culture significant'

Two of the World Heritage mausoleums destroyed in Timbuktu have now been rebuilt through a partnership with local communities, the United Nations cultural agency said, adding that it will need an additional $8 million to finish the rehabilitation of the site and of libraries that could again store hundreds of thousands of Malian manuscripts.

Security Council updates mandate of UN mission in Mali, extends two other operations

The Security Council today extended the mandates of United Nations peacekeeping forces in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire and the Golan, in separate meetings, as part of its efforts to maintenance of international peace and security.

Mali’s leaders must do more to ensure lasting peace, ease humanitarian suffering – UN official

A senior United Nations relief official today highlighted the need for “courageous leadership” by the authorities in Mali to tackle the country’s political issues, warning that the already grave humanitarian situation is likely to deteriorate unless peace and stability are restored.

Mali: UN peacekeeping chief cites progress on political track as key to stability

The time for peace talks in Mali is now, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council today, underscoring the importance of a successful political process to the country's stability and reversing the sharp deterioration in the security situation in the northern town of Kidal.

Ban strongly condemns car bombing resulting in death of UN peacekeepers in Mali

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today’s car bomb attack on a United Nations camp in Mali that resulted in the death of four peacekeepers from Chad.