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'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.

5 dead in attack on army camp in central Mali

2015-01-05 16:13

At least five people have been killed after unidentified gunmen attacked an army camp in cetral Mali near the Mauritania boarder, officials say.

UN Ebola team leaders to visit West Africa

2015-01-01 14:05

The UN Ebola chief is set to take the new head of the UN’s mission to fight the deadly disease on a tour of the most affected countries in West Africa.


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.

Islamist militant bikers in dawn raid

2015-01-05 21:26

Islamist gunmen have killed at least seven Malian soldiers near the Mauritanian border in a dawn raid.

UN peacekeepers in Mali wounded by roadside bomb

2015-01-04 22:26

At least six UN peacekeepers have been wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in northern Mali.

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