3 killed over gold discovery on Mali-Guinea border

2015-02-27 15:36

Three Malian nationals have been killed in a village near the Guinean border during a violent skirmish between miners over a gold discovery.

Mali, Tuareg rebels agree to ceasefire

2015-02-19 20:35

Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels have agreed to cease hostilities as a way to ease tensions while they hold UN-sponsored peace negotiations.

At least 19 Malian elephants killed by poachers

2015-02-11 16:54

At least 19 Malian elephants have been killed by poachers on motorcycles.

Mali leader pulls out of AU summit after deadly violence

2015-01-29 17:54

Mali's president has pulled out of attending the AU summit to visit the restive city of Gao following the deaths of protesters in violent demonstrations against the UN, aides say.

Dozen killed by Mali militia

2015-01-28 17:40

An attack in northern Mali by a pro-government armed group including suicide bombers has killed a dozen people.

UN troops in Mali fire on protesters

2015-01-27 18:19

United Nations peacekeepers in the northern Malian town of Gao have killed at least one person after they used live rounds to disperse protesters threatening a base.

Mali govt, UN declare country Ebola-free

2015-01-19 11:02

The Malian government and the UN have declared the country free of Ebola after 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus.

Muslim man hailed for life-saving courage in Paris

2015-01-12 14:10

In the days after the bloody end of the twin French hostage crises, stories of life-saving courage are beginning to filter out.

UN peacekeepers wounded in northern Mali attack

2015-01-09 17:56

Seven UN peacekeepers have been wounded by a blast that hit their vehicle near the airport in the northern Malian town of Kidal, the latest in a string of attacks on foreign forces.

Mali appeals for international intervention in Libya

2015-01-07 12:27

Mali’s foreign minister has told the UN Security Council that an international force could help stabilise Libya and the entire Sahel region and check the threat from Islamist groups.


Gunmen stage deadly raid on Mali army post

2015-02-16 16:18

Gunmen have killed two Malian soldiers in an attack on an army post 460km from the capital Bamako.

Mali premier urges swift deal in Algiers peace talks

2015-02-11 14:04

Mali's Prime Minister Modibo Keita has urged a swift agreement in negotiations with rebels in Algiers, saying progress was 'looking very good' toward a definitive peace deal in the north.

Saved Mali manuscripts threatened

2015-01-29 05:00

Saved from Islamic extremists, Mali manuscripts are facing damage in their new home.

3 killed after UN troops in Mali fire at protest

2015-01-28 11:50

UN peacekeepers in the northern Malian town of Gao have killed at least three people when they used live rounds to disperse protesters there, witnesses say.

Ebola ebbing in West Africa but vigilance needed – WHO

2015-01-22 14:47

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be ebbing, with fewer than 150 cases reported in the past week, but efforts must be pursued to stamp out the deadly disease, the WHO says.

UN peacekeeping base attacked northern Mali

2015-01-17 16:31

Authorities say a UN peacekeeper from Chad has been killed and another wounded in northern Mali.

Mali names new government

2015-01-11 12:19

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has named seven new ministers.

Mali's president picks new PM in power shakeup

2015-01-09 08:28

Mali's president has replaced his prime minister with one of the government's top negotiators during the talks with northern rebel groups.

Al-Qaeda militants claim responsibility for attack in Mali

2015-01-06 21:10

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for an attack in central Mali.

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