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Ban Ki-moon cautions as Mali insurgents flee

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 12:16

THE Islamist insurgency in Mali is "melting" as French-led efforts to restore the unity of the country gain traction. But the UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, has warned that security gains must be matched by political progress in a country that is blighted by a "toxic mix of poverty, extreme climatic conditions, weak institutions, drug smuggling, and the easy availability of deadly weapons".

On Sunday, Reuters reported that French and Malian troops had begun to restore government ...

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