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Ban strongly condemns latest attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday strongly condemned an attack on a military vehicle of the United Nations mission in Mali that resulted in the death of a Chadian peacekeeper and left four other troops wounded.

Security Council welcomes release of Algerian diplomats in Northern Mali

The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the release in Gao, Mali, on 30 August of the two Algerian diplomats that were taken hostage by the armed group Mouvement pour l'Unicité et le Jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) in April 2012.

Mali: Ban condemns deadly attack against UN peacekeepers

Condemning the latest in a series of recent attacks against United Nations personnel and contractors in northern Mali, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today declared that the latest incident, in which four UN peacekeepers were killed and 15 others injured, would not deter the Organization’s determination to support the Malian Government and people.

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.

Europe urged to do more to curb refugee, migrant deaths at sea

Europe has been called to action to stop the rise of people dying at sea seeking refuge from countries torn by conflict like Syria, Mali, Libya or insecurity like Somalia.

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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.