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AFP - 4/20/17

A state of emergency that has been in force almost non-stop for 17 months in Mali was extended by 10 days from Thursday, the government said.

The measure has...

AFP - 4/19/17

Suspected jihadists killed five Malian soldiers Tuesday in the restive northern Timbuktu region, the government said, while the French army said it had "neutralised"...

AFP - 4/9/17

A Tuareg-led group in Mali said five of its fighters were killed Saturday in an attack blamed on jihadists, a week after a national peace summit called for talks with...

AFP - 4/5/17

Authorities in Mali charged four men Tuesday over the kidnapping of a Colombian nun, whose whereabouts remain unknown, judicial sources told AFP.

Gloria...

AFP - 4/3/17

A national peace summit in Mali ended Sunday with a call for negotiations with jihadists in the country's north, according to a resolution seen by AFP.

The...

AFP - 4/3/17

Mali's opposition on Saturday took tentative steps towards ending its boycott of a political summit enshrined in the country's 2015 peace deal after the government...

AFP - 3/31/17

The state of emergency in force almost non-stop for 16 months in Mali was extended by 10 days from Friday, the government said.

The measure has been renewed...

AFP - 3/29/17

Former rebels in Mali on Tuesday reversed a decision to boycott a national reconciliation conference after receiving assurances from the government, a spokesman said...

AFP - 3/28/17

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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