5 bodies exhumed in Mali could be murdered troops

2014-02-24 10:02

Five bodies thought to be the remains of soldiers murdered over their allegiance to overthrow Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure have been exhumed near the capital Bamako, a judicial source says.

Mali army in deadly purge: AI

2013-10-24 08:04

The Mali army is carrying out a purge of soldiers involved in protests at a barracks outside the capital Bamako last month, Amnesty International says.

Sanogo says supports Traore's efforts

2012-09-12 10:04

The leader of the 22 March coup in Mali says he is "in sync" with the country’s transitional government and supports interim president Dioncounda Traore's efforts to reclaim the rebel-held north.

Mali ex-junta forces staff from state TV

2012-05-02 20:15

Soldiers loyal to Mali's former ruling junta have ordered the staff of the state broadcaster to leave its offices without giving any reason.

Mali's coup leader won't back down

2012-04-04 08:57

Mali's coup leader Amadou Haya Sanogo says he agrees the west African nation’s constitutional order should be restored, but he wants to first address the country’s ills.

Mali: 1 000s march to support junta

2012-03-29 07:47

Several thousand people have taken to the streets of Mali's capital in support of last week's coup and to protest against the possible use of force by Mali’s neighbours.


Mali junta openly take control

2012-12-11 18:55

Mali's prime minister has resigned under duress, after being arrested by the junta as it openly takes control.

Leaders to discuss crisis-hit Mali

2012-05-03 10:30

West African leaders are set to discuss the turmoil in crisis-hit Mali at a summit after soldiers who overthrew an elected government in March defeated a counter-coup this week.

Mali rulers strive to restore calm

2012-05-02 14:05

Mali's rulers are seeking to restore calm after pro-junta soldiers stamped out a counter-coup bid by the presidential guard, sparking clashes in the capital that left at least 22 dead.

Mali's Sanogo reinstates old constitution

2012-04-01 19:26

Mali's coup leader has reinstated the old constitution, amid international pressure to step down.

Mali's Amadou Sanogo heading junta

2012-03-26 10:11

Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo, once a US-trained English instructor to his fellow Malian officers has emerged as the leader of a military junta which ousted a democratic regime.

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