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Mali extremist gets 9 years jail for destroying Timbuktu sites

Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi- ICC27SEPT16-350-300

An Islamist militant from Mali has been sentenced to 9 years of jail by a UN-backed tribunal for directing attacks against religious and cultural monuments in Timbuktu. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi is…

27 Sep 2016 / Listen /

UN chief welcomes proposal for national dialogue in Gabon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

The United Nations has underlined its commitment to supporting the democratic process in Gabon. In a statement issued on…

25 Sep 2016 / Listen /

International organizations call for restraint in DRC

UN peacekeepers in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: MONUSCO/Myriam Asmani

Four international organizations are urging political leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to "exercise maximum restraint"…

24 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Internal reconciliation can be affected by "external intervention" in South Sudan

Taban Deng Gai, Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session.UN Photo/Cia Pak

Reconciliation between former foes in South Sudan could be negatively affected by external intervention, the First Vice President of…

23 Sep 2016 / Listen /
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