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Democratic Progress in Mali is 'Critical' - Top U.S. Diplomat

Johnnie Carson, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, has acknowledged that military action will be needed to break the control of northern Mali by Islamic ... Read more »

Vulnerable in Mali Suffer Amid Funding Woes

The country's ongoing crisis puts children at greater risk of hunger, disease and recruitment by militant groups amid funding shortfalls, experts say. Read more »