Walka z terroryzmem w USA, Afryce i Afganistanie
Ugrupowania związane ze skrajną prawicą odpowiadają za większość ataków terrorystycznych w Stanach Zjednoczonych w 2020 r. Od stycznia do sierpnia br. grupy te brały udział w 41 z 61 spisków i ataków terrorystycznych (67% wszystkich). Ugrupowania reprezentujące skrajną lewicę – w tym anarchiści i organizacje antyfaszystowskie – były odpowiedzialne za 12 spisków i ataków terrorystycznych w 2020 r. (20% wszystkich).Armia USA wspiera za pomocą dronów i samolotów talibów walczących z IS w prowincji Kunar w Afganistanie, a jednocześnie przeprowadza naloty na pozycje talibów w innych afgańskich prow...
Buhari applauds ECOWAS on Mali, meets former President Jonathan
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday applauded the recent actions by Leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on resolving the political crises in Mali.President Buhari who received the latest updates on the Mali situation from former President Goodluck Jonathan expressed delight that the Mali situation had calmed down considerably, following interventions by leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).“We can’t do hop, step, and jump like other developed nations of the world, but one is delighted at the successes recorded,” the President sai...
POEA suspends deployment of OFWs to Mali
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has suspended the processing and deployment of newly hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Mali due to the current political and security situation in the West African country.“[T]he processing and deployment of workers shall be allowed only for OFWs returning to their employers with existing employment contracts,” said POEA.It advised Filipinos in Mali to restrict nonessential travel. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) raised Alert Level 2 in Mali due to the military coup that led to the detention and resignation of Pres...
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African Union lifts post-coup suspension of Mali
The African Union on Friday lifted its suspension of Mali which went into effect after a military coup toppled the West African nation's government in August.The decision comes three days after the West African regional bloc ECOWAS announced it was ending its tough post-coup sanctions on Mali, saying it wished to back the country's return to civilian rule.The sanctions included border closures and a ban on commercial trade and financial flows but not basic necessities, drugs, equipment to fight coronavirus, fuel or electricity."The Peace and Security Council, in view of recent positive politic...
Ghana vs Mali: 4 Players Test Positive For Coronavirus
At least four Malian footballers have tested positive for Coronavirus ahead of the Ghana vs Mali friendly.DGN Online understands that the four Covid19 positive players are Molla Wague, Hamidou Traore, Aly Yirango and Aboubacar ‘Kiki’ Kouyate.They are said to have tested positive at the team’s camping base in Antalya, Turkey.As a result, they have been ejected from the camp.Ghana is set to play Mali later today, their first international match for months.By Melvin Tarlue
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Mali junta frees deposed political and military figures
A dozen political and military figures arrested during Mali's coup have been released, including former prime minister Boubou Cisse, the transition authorities announced.New army strongman Assimi Goita issued an official statement late on Wednesday saying "the political and military personalities arrested on August 18 have been set free".They would however "remain at the disposition of the courts if needed".Former national assembly speaker Moussa Timbine was among those released as were eight generals.The rebels put in place a president and a transition government while retaining a grip on pow...
French hostage Sophie Pétronin released after being held in Mali since 2016
The Malian presidency confirmed Thursday that French charity worker Sophie Pétronin, who was abducted in Mali and held hostage since December 2016, has been released.“The presidency of the Republic confirms the liberation of Mr. Soumaïla Cissé and Ms. Sophie Pétronin. The former hostages are en route for Bamako,” the Malian presidency wrote on Twitter Thursday.French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed news of Pétronin's release as well as that of Soumaïla Cissé – a prominent Malian politician who was abducted in Mali on March 25 – in a statement on Thursday."The President of the Republic has l...
Why we lifted sanctions on Mali- ECOWAS
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said it lifted sanctions on Mali, following the announcement of Mali’s 25-member Transition Government on Monday, which considerably paved the way for a peaceful return to democratic rule in the country.The regional bloc ECOWAS had imposed wide-ranging sanctions on the beleaguered country following the 18th August military coup that toppled the Government of Boubakar Keita, who was then forced to resign from office after the people of Mali had protested against the failures of his government.The regional bloc had to lift the sanctions ...
JUST IN: ECOWAS lifts sanctions on Mali
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted the sanction imposed on Mali following the removal of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August.ECOWAS, in a statement, said: “Heads of state and government have decided to lift sanctions” in order to “support” the handover to civilian rule.“It noted the publication of a transition roadmap and the status alloted to the military leader in the interim government.”
Tariqe Fosu: Brentford winger gets late Ghana call-up for Mali and Qatar friendlies
Brentford attacker Tariqe Fosu Henry has been handed a late Ghana call-up for the upcoming friendly games against Mali and Qatar, the English second-tier side announced.The 24-year-old joins up with the Black Stars squad for the first time, having missed an opportunity in March when a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sudan, for which he was invited, was rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.He becomes the third player handed a late invitation for Friday's clash with Mali and Monday's duel against Qatar."Tariqe Fosu has joined up with the Ghana squad for the fir...