Mali

Members of MINUSMA Chadian contingent patrol in Kidal, Mali

Two UN peacekeepers killed, 5 wounded in northern Mali attack - UN

Insecurity has grown in the West African country since Islamist insurgents who took root in its arid north a decade ago escalated attacks and seized territory.

By REUTERS
05/07/2022

Russia and Turkey’s role in Africa gains spotlight

Action in Africa is increasingly becoming part of the broader tensions between Moscow and the West. 

Militants kill at least 31 in central Mali

A bus was attacked by unidentified gunmen as it traveled its twice-weekly route from the village of Songho to a market in Bandiagara.

By REUTERS
04/12/2021
Rwanda Remembrance Day

Rwandan genocide 'kingpin' Bagosora dies in Mali prison

Theoneste Bagosora was serving a 35-year sentence after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by the then International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

By REUTERS
25/09/2021
The new interim president of Mali Bah Ndaw is sworn in during the Inauguration ceremony in Bamako.

Military detain Mali's president, prime minister & defense minister

President Bah Ndaw, Prime Minister Moctar Ouane & defense minister Souleymane Doucoure were all taken to a military base in Kati outside the capital Bamako, the sources said.

By REUTERS
25/05/2021
Members of MINUSMA Chadian contingent patrol in Kidal, Mali

UN says four peacekeepers killed in north Mali terrorist attack

"The attack started with mortar fire, followed by an attempted car bomb and then a direct attack," a UN spokeswoman said.

By REUTERS
02/04/2021
Chief of the Defence Staff of the French Army General Francois Lecointre arrives at Gao French Army

France says it has killed senior al-Qaeda North Africa operative in Mali

"A historic figure of the jihadist movement in the Sahel, Bah ag Moussa is considered responsible for several attacks against Malian and international forces," Parly said in a statement.

By REUTERS
13/11/2020
File photo of Mali President Amadou Toumani Toure

Former Mali president Toure, democratic icon toppled in coup, has died

Toure's life, in many ways, symbolized the stop-start nature of democracy in the West African country.

By REUTERS
10/11/2020
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