Burkina says 3 assailants killed in 'terrorist attack'

2019-11-11 22:01

At least three assailants were killed in a "terrorist attack" on army troops on Monday, Burkina Faso's military said, five days after the country suffered its worst casualties in a long-running jihadist revolt.

WhatsApp becomes battleground in Mali's jihad conflict

2019-11-05 19:03

A digital war is unfolding in Mali alongside a jihadist conflict that has claimed thousands of lives: the battle to sway young minds is being waged on the mobile phone.

Mali strife: UN peacekeeper killed, five others wounded

2019-10-07 13:31

One peacekeeper has been killed and five others were wounded after a roadside bomb exploded in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the UN mission MINUSMA has said.

Mali reels after jihadist raids on military camps

2019-10-02 19:10

Malian troops backed by foreign allies have launched a hunt for scores of comrades listed as missing after one of the deadliest attacks in a seven-year-old jihadist insurgency.

WATCH | Tanker explosion leaves several dead in Mali

2019-09-25 10:03

Several people have died following an explosion of a tanker truck in the Malian Capital Bamako, according the the Malian government. WATCH NOW.

Mob justice for police commissioner accused of abuses in Mali

2019-09-20 19:13

A Malian police commissioner was killed by a mob that accused him of links with bandits, the security ministry says.

Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police

2019-09-03 21:15

Eight bus passengers have been killed by a road mine in central Mali, police and the bus company say, in an attack bearing the hallmark of jihadists who plague the region.

Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials

2019-08-06 10:35

Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said.

Mali army tightens security after massacre as survivors recall killings

2019-06-20 09:51

Mali's army has reinforced security around two ethnic Dogon villages where 41 people were killed, according to a UN count.

Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35

2019-06-13 06:15

A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed.


Mali police rescue more than 60 trafficking victims: Interpol

2019-11-08 20:00

Malian police rescued more than 60 victims of human trafficking, mostly women and girls, who were subjected to sexual exploitation, forced labour and begging, Interpol says.

Mali declares three days mourning after deadly army base attack

2019-11-04 21:35

Mali's president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has declared three days of mourning after a militant attack on an army base killed more than 40 soldiers last week in one of the deadliest strikes on the country's military.

Mali president dismisses coup speculation

2019-10-07 11:31

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has rejected as speculation talk of a military coup after recent jihadist attacks left dozens of soldiers dead near the border with Burkina Faso.

Mali army in major clash with jihadists

2019-10-01 21:31

A large contingent of Malian troops, backed by air support, fought Tuesday with jihadist fighters who made an incursion into a military camp in the country's fragile central region, sources said.

Deported US veteran fights for citizenship | US ex-cop trial: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-25 05:56

Deported veteran back in US in citizenship bid | Ex-cop on trial thought 'it was my apartment'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Bumpy ride for Mali as protests persist over bad roads

2019-09-13 13:18

Like many of his fellow Malians, Ousmane Maiga used to drive regularly between Gao, in the north of the country, and the capital Bamako.

WATCH | 1 000 trucks stranded in Mali roads protest

2019-08-29 05:51

More than 1 000 trucks loaded with merchandise were blocked at the entrance to Mali's capital Bamako on the fourth day of protests against the poor state of the country's roads.

Thousands fleeing violence in Mali face food shortages

2019-06-25 17:48

Forced to flee their homes because of violence, now tens of thousands of displaced people in central Mali face a new crisis.

38 killed in attacks on Mali villages

2019-06-19 13:26

Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country.

Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre

2019-06-11 10:56

Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said.

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