Headlines Tagged with Mali — 16 headlines found
Hammer delights in the explosion of medieval scholarship that took place in Timbuktu. By the 16th century, a quarter of the 100,000-strong population were students...Ethicists debated polygamy, usury, conflict resolution and the morality of smoking.
Apr 28, 2016 New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 22:17
[Africa] CORRECTED-British American Tobacco to invest $11.9 mln in Mali state firm (Removes reference to BAT shareholding)
has signed a deal with Malian state tobacco company Sonatam to produce and distribute BAT's Dunhill International cigarettes for the West African market, Sonatam's chief told state radio on Saturday.
Mar 12, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 20:10
[Mali] A Fury Arrives. Hypocrisy, Too. / ‘Timbuktu,’ an Abderrahmane Sissako Film About Radical Islam
Their failures to live up to their own rigid notions of Shariah law...one of the leaders, sneaks off behind a dune to smoke a cigarette, an activity he has forbidden in the city. “Everyone knows you smoke,” says his young driver
Jan 28, 2015 New York Times
added Jan 27, 2015 17:26
film’s Muslim jihadist invaders…are not only oppressors but also buffoons. They obsess over soccer but forbid that it be played; they ban smoking and sneak cigarettes.
Jan 23, 2015 New York Times
added Jan 23, 2015 11:20
Among the celebrating Gao crowds, many smoked cigarettes, women went unveiled and some men wore shorts to flout the severe sharia Islamic law the rebels had imposed
Jan 27, 2013 Reuters
added Jan 28, 2013 11:04
He became renowned in northern Mali for kidnapping western hostages for ransom, and smuggling drugs, weapons and cigarettes, earning him a third nickname: Mr Marlboro. ... There was no music, no television, no football, and no smoking.
Jan 25, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2013 13:40
Usually pictured in a black turban, his involvement in cigarette smuggling - part of a mosaic of criminal activities - was such that he became known locally as "Mr Marlboro".
Jan 17, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:15
dozens of other residents have been publicly flogged with camel-hair whips or tree branches for offenses like smoking, or even for playing music on the radio. Several were whipped in Gao on Monday for smoking in public, an official said,
Dec 28, 2012 New York Times
added Dec 28, 2012 19:48
resident of the northern Malian town of Hombori says that Islamist fighters have raided the local market . . . They also burst into shops and confiscated the cigarettes being sold, as well as the dried tobacco leaves that old women sell on the side of th
Oct 16, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 16, 2012 16:33
A man told the Economist that the top of his ear was sliced off for smoking. “For drinking, they cut off your head,” he said. . . . What they will do with this prize is anyone’s guess, but it seems likely to become a bastion for extremists to train and t
Oct 7, 2012 Washington Post
added Oct 14, 2012 03:28