Two die in Mali blast

2015-03-25 05:18

Two killed after explosives detonated apparently by accident, in northern Mali.

US embassies in West Africa boost security

2015-03-20 08:37

The US embassies in the West African nations of Niger and Mali are boosting security for diplomats and their families amid security fears sparked by attacks from Islamic militants.

Mali govt refuses further talks on north's future

2015-03-19 09:42

Mali’s government says it would not participate in further talks with rebels seeking autonomy for northern Mali, leaving the future of a UN-brokered peace process in question.

Mali suspect refused to surrender

2015-03-13 20:00

Malian special forces have killed a suspect in last week's deadly jihadist attack on a nightclub in the capital after he refused to surrender.

Mali rebels talk about peace

2015-03-12 05:00

Mali's Tuareg-led rebels have met in the northeast of the country to decide whether to sign a peace deal already accepted by the government and smaller armed groups.

Jihadi group claims Mali rocket attack

2015-03-09 07:50

A jihadi group allied with al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the rocket attack in Mali which killed at least two children and a UN peacekeeper.

Rockets, shells fired at north Mali town of Kidal

2015-03-08 12:13

Unknown attackers have fired rockets and shells towards the north Malian town of Kidal in a dawn attack.

2 suspected bombers lynched and burned in Mali

2015-03-07 23:00

Two suspected bombers have been lynched and burned by a mob in northern Mali's largest town, security sources say.

Hollande denounces 'cowardly attack' in Mali

2015-03-07 10:14

French President Francois Hollande has denounced the 'cowardly attack' in Mali, the Elysee palace said in a statement.

Northern divisions undermine peace hopes in Mali

2015-03-06 10:03

Divided into rival armed factions, plagued by drug trafficking and at the mercy of jihadism, northern Mali will only find peace through reconciliation among its warring tribes, experts say.


Mali president vows to respect peace deal

2015-03-24 07:55

Mali’s government will do all it can to meet its commitments under a peace agreement with Tuareg-led rebels, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says in Algiers.

Mali forces arrest suspects in deadly jihadist attack

2015-03-19 21:35

Special agents in Mali have arrested two men suspected of helping armed jihadists attack a cafe in Bamako frequently by Westerners, killing five people, government sources say.

Mali rebels reject proposed peace deal

2015-03-16 14:15

Rebels in northern Mali have rejected a preliminary peace deal after days of talks with grassroots supporters ended, saying the document doesn’t tackle the root causes of the conflict.

Mali: Suspect in deadly nightclub attack killed

2015-03-13 15:06

Special forces troops in Mali have killed a suspect in last week’s deadly attack on a nightclub in the capital Bamako, officials say.

Mali vows to fight terror after jihadist killings

2015-03-10 05:49

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has vowed to punish the jihadists behind a deadly nightclub attack in the capital, Bamako.

Three die in rocket attack in Mali

2015-03-08 20:24

Officials say at least three people have died and 12 have been injured in a rocket attack on a UN base in northern Mali.

'Heinous' Mali attack on deminers - UN

2015-03-08 09:01

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned an attack on a Bamako nightclub that killed five people, including deminers, calling for swift justice.

2 held after Mali nightclub attack 'not central' to case

2015-03-07 20:08

Two suspects arrested after a deadly attack on a nightclub in the Malian capital Bamako are "not central" to the case, a senior police source says.

4 killed in gun attack on restaurant in Mali

2015-03-07 07:15

A gun attack on a restaurant in the capital of Mali has killed four people including two Malians, a citizen of France and a citizen of Belgium, a senior intelligence official says.

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.

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