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UN peacekeepers deployed to north-eastern Mali amid spate of killings

Mali UN peacekeepers

Bamako, Mali Reuters The United Nations peacekeeping force in Mali has deployed two units to the African country’s tri-border area with Burkina Faso and Niger to respond to a spate of civilian killings, it said on Thursday.  A surge in attacks since early March by an Islamic State affiliate has left hundreds of civilians dead, […]