Mali opens terror inquiry after 17 soldiers killed

2016-07-22 07:32

Mali's justice ministry says it has opened an investigation into the deaths of 17 soldiers killed in an attack on their base, as Malians observed the first of three days of mourning.

Armed group kills 17 soldiers at Mali base - ministry

2016-07-20 07:13

Seventeen soldiers have been killed and 35 wounded in central Mali in an assault on their base that authorities called a "coordinated terrorist attack".

Al-Qaeda commander in Mali killed

2016-07-17 21:28

A group that monitors online extremist activity says al-Qaeda's North Africa branch has reported the death of a commander in Mali.

Three killed in anti-government protest in Mali

2016-07-12 20:34

A source says three three demonstrators have been killed in northern Mali in a protest concentrated on a contentious peace accord.

Armed attackers kill 2 gendarmes, wound soldier in Mali

2016-07-03 08:32

A local official says two armed men on motorcycles have killed two gendarmes and wounded a soldier in the northeast Mali town of Menaka.

Mali: Conflict puts over 250 000 orphans at risk

2016-06-12 20:46

Despite drop in violence in Mali, the number of children living without a parent keeps rising, especially in camps along the border.

Mali's UN mission seeks more troops

2016-06-03 05:31

Mali's UN mission seeks more troops, aerial surveillance and armour in the wake of deadly attacks by Islamic extremists.

UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attacks

2016-06-01 16:01

Three people have been killed in two separate attacks on UN targets in the city of Gao in Mali.

Peacekeepers killed in Mali ambush: UN

2016-05-19 20:07

The UN says five Chadian peacekeepers have been killed and three others wounded during an ambush in northeastern Mali, raising concern over the rising body count of its mission in the country.

More Peuhls killed in latest attacks in Mali

2016-05-04 18:59

Local community leaders in central Mali say pro-government fighters have killed more than a dozen members of an ethnic group accused of links to Islamic extremism.


Mali renews state of emergency after deadly attack

2016-07-21 07:05

The Malian government declared a state of emergency, a day after an attack in the centre of the country left 17 soldiers dead and 35 wounded.

10 soldiers killed in attack on Mali army base

2016-07-19 20:01

Authorities say gunmen have killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded 38 in an attack on an army camp in Mali.

Unesco: Mali's Old Towns of Djenne endangered by insecurity

2016-07-13 16:46

Unesco is adding Mali's Old Towns of Djenne, famous for their adobe architecture, to its list of World Heritage in Danger, citing insecurity in the area.

2 Dutch UN soldiers killed in Mali

2016-07-07 06:28

The Dutch government says two Dutch UN soldiers have been killed in an accident with a mortar during training on a firing range in Mali, and a third soldier was wounded in the same incident.

UN to beef up Mali peace mission

2016-06-29 18:24

The UN Security Council has decided to strengthen peacekeeping operations in Mali following a spate of attacks targeting blue helmets serving in the UN's deadliest mission.

UN chief seeks 2 500 more peacekeepers for Mali

2016-06-03 08:21

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is seeking some 2 500 more peacekeepers to reinforce the UN mission in Mali which has seen 12 of its members killed in May alone.

Chinese peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

2016-06-02 06:16

A Chinese peacekeeper and three civilians working for the UN's Mali mission have become the latest casualties of the troubled outfit.

Deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

2016-05-29 17:51

At least five UN peacekeepers have been killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants, the UN and police sources say.

Mali drug squad uncovers new African smuggling route

2016-05-19 17:00

Mali's anti-drug squad says it has made its biggest drug seizure in two decades and has uncovered a previously unknown west African smuggling network stretching to Ghana.

Mali military blamed for deaths

2016-04-28 17:05

Mali rights groups warn the army and its allies are torturing and killing civilians from an ethnic group accused of collaborating with Islamic militants in central Mali.

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