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E.g., 2017-03-27

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AFP - 3/27/17

Former rebels and Mali's opposition parties Monday boycotted a national summit enshrined in the country's 2015 peace deal, laying bare divisions with the government...

AFP - 3/20/17

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with...

AFP - 3/14/17

Two civilians and two Malian soldiers were killed Monday in an attack blamed on jihadists in the country's restive north.

Mali's defence ministry confirmed two...

AFP - 3/12/17

Mali could be thrown out of the 2018 World Cup qualifying competition after the government sacked the national football federation leaders.

The bottom-of-the-...

AFP - 3/6/17

Tensions between armed groups who encircled Mali's fabled Timbuktu have prevented the head of a new regional body from taking charge in the former rebel-held city...

AFP - 3/6/17

At least 11 soldiers were killed in Mali on Sunday in an attack on an army base near the border with Burkina Faso, as rival armed factions surrounded the flashpoint...

AFP - 3/1/17

An interim authority for Mali's troubled northern Kidal region, a stronghold of the former Tuareg rebellion, was finally installed on Tuesday, the first step toward...

AFP - 2/27/17

Dozens of young Muslims opposed to alcoholic beverages smashed bars and liquor stalls in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu on Saturday, saying they were "places of...

AFP - 2/18/17

A key step on the road to peace in northern Mali will take place Saturday when interim local authorities begin work, smoothing the path to municipal elections, the...

AFP - 2/16/17

Clashes have forced 600 people to flee their homes in central Mali as traditional herding communities battle with farmers over accusations of jihadist infiltration...

AFP - 2/12/17

Key provisions of a peace deal signed by the Malian government and ex-rebels in 2015 are finally due to be rolled out imminently, according to an official document...

AFP - 2/9/17

Mali's security forces on Wednesday arrested two suspects in their search for a Colombian nun kidnapped the night before from a church in the southern part of the...

AFP - 10/18/16

The governor of Mali's troubled Kidal made an official visit to his own region for the first time in more than two years Monday, underscoring the state's fragile...

AFP - 10/14/16

Four Malian soldiers were killed Thursday and seven others injured in landmine explosions in the centre of the sprawling country, the defence ministry said.

It...

AFP - 10/10/16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday warned against Africa suffering from a "brain drain" as she arrived on a three-day tour of the continent focused on security...

AFP - 10/10/16

A leader of a former rebel group in northern Mali was killed by a mine explosion in Kidal in the country's north, military and ex-rebel sources said Sunday.

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AFP - 10/5/16

The UN said Tuesday a second peacekeeper had died following an attack on a base in northeastern Mali, as it reported serious failings in its most dangerous ongoing...

AFP - 10/4/16

A UN peacekeeper was killed and eight others injured on Monday in an attack on their camp in northeastern Mali near the Algerian border, the United Nations said....

AFP - 9/27/16

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, sentenced to nine years in jail by the International Criminal Court for destroying heritage sites in Timbuktu, was known as a ruthless...

AFP - 9/27/16

One soldier and a civilian were killed in Mali's ancient city of Timbuktu in a suspected jihadist attack, military sources told AFP Monday.

The killers arrived...

AFP - 9/25/16

Timbuktu's residents still recall with horror the sight of jihadists waging a campaign of destruction against the fabled Malian city, but now some say they are ready...

AFP - 9/24/16

The United Nations' Mali mission announced Friday the discovery of a large arms cache in the flashpoint city of Kidal, where rival groups have clashed in recent weeks...

AFP - 9/21/16

The UN voiced concerns over Mali's shaky peace deal Wednesday following deadly clashes between groups that have signed up to the agreement.

The clashes last...

AFP - 9/21/16

The doors of a revered 15th-century mosque hacked apart by jihadists in Mali's ancient city of Timbuktu four years ago were unveiled on Monday restored to their...

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