Criticism grows of France war on Mali

Criticism has grown of France’s rush to war in Mali without clear international approval, Press TV reports. On January 11, France launched a war under the pretext of halting the advance of fighters in Mali. Some political analysts believe that Mali’s abandoned natural resources, including gold and uranium reserves, could […]

EU to send army trainers to Mali

CONOR POPE, in Strasbourg IRISH TIMES The European Union is to priortise plans for a military training mission in Mali to help the government there combat Islamist rebels, the European Union’s head of foreign affairs Catherine Ashton said today. She was speaking at an emergency hearing at the European Parliament […]