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Mali Insurgent Group Accepts Cease-fire but With Conditions

The head of Mali's top Islamic body says insurgent group Ansar Dine has accepted a proposed cease-fire. Mahmoud Dicko, president of Mali's Islamic High Council, told VOA's French to Africa service on Sunday that he asked Ansar Dine for the truce and received a letter of acceptance from the group's leader, Iyad Ag Ghali.  Dicko, in a phone interview, noted that Ghali's letter included a line saying Ansar Dine "rejects whoever rejects Sharia." It was...

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