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Mali soldiers killed by rebels amid heightened political crisis
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West Africa bloc ECOWAS calls for Mali unity government formation
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West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff
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Scattered protests in Mali after crisis mediation falters
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Mali to hold second-round elections
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Polls close in Mali election held despite threats of violence
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Mali protests: ECOWAS members discuss political crisis
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Calls for calm as Mali gov't criticised for response to protests
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ICC opens trial against Mali national over Timbuktu destruction
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Mali opposition rejects president's concessions amid stalemate
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Mali unrest: President announces reforms as protests continue
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Mali president launches probe after protest turns violent
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Mali protests: Opposition groups call for president to resign
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Sahel crisis: UN expected to announce urgent appeal
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Mali protesters slam gov't over growing conflict, violence
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Black EU lawmaker reports Belgian police violence
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Mali opposition rejects President Keïta's concessions amid unrestOpposition leaders reject President Keïta's "nonsense" concessions as political unrest grows.
Mali’s opposition says more figures arrested after anti-government protestsThe opposition in Mali says security forces have detained two of its senior figures after anti-government protests that saw at least three people killed in the streets of the capital, Bamako. Security..
Mali government 'open to talks' as violent protests continuePrime Minister Boubou Cissé has promised to form an inclusive government as protests continue.
Mali’s president urges dialogue after thousands protestBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita went on national television early Saturday, urging dialogue with his opponents just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters..
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40 killed in massacre of villagers in MaliBamako, Mali—Unidentified armed men massacred 31 civilians in simultaneous attacks on several Mali villages this week, then killed nine soldiers responding to the assault as violence surges in the..
Mahmoud Dicko: Mali imam challenges President KeïtaMahmoud Dicko is spearheading mass protests against the West African state's embattled president.
Sahel leaders and France's Macron to talk as violence spiralsFrance and its allies in the Sahel next week will discuss the region's mounting struggles with a militant insurgency and ethnic bloodshed. Militant attacks and ethnic massacres have become routine in..
Thousands of protesters call for resignation of Mali presidentA coalition of opposition groups has gathered in Bamako, calling for political and economic reform.
Mali ambush: Gunmen kill 24 in attack on convoyGunmen attack a convoy near the border with Mauritania, leaving 24 dead and others unaccounted for.
Mali says 24 soldiers killed in ambush on SundayGunmen killed 24 Malian soldiers in an ambush on their convoy in central Mali on Sunday, a spokesman for the west African nation's army said.
Gunmen ambush Mali army convoy, soldiers killed: residentsGunmen ambushed an army convoy near a town in central Mali on Sunday and killed a number of soldiers, residents from another nearby town said.
U.N. says two peacekeepers killed in an attack on a convoy in MaliTwo peacekeepers with United Nations (UN) forces in Mali were killed on Saturday in an attack on their convoy in the north of the west African nation, the U.N. mission in Mali said on Sunday.
Men in military fatigues kill at least 20 Malian villagersArmed men dressed in military fatigues attacked a village of Fulani herders in central Mali, killing at least 20 people, a local government official and a Fulani association said on Saturday.
French forces kill al-Qaida's North African commanderBAMAKO, Mali — French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate, the France’s defense minister announced late Friday, in what would be a major..
Thousands in Mali’s capital demand that president step downBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in Mali’s capital on Friday to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. At the urging of opposition parties and clerics, the..
France says its army killed al Qaeda North Africa chief DroukdelFrance said on Friday its military forces had killed al Qaeda's North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist fighter that its forces had been hunting for more than seven years, during an..
Al-Qaeda chief in north Africa killed - FranceFrance announces it has killed leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa, Abdelmalek Droukdel, in an operation in Mali
UN chief: COVID-19 compounds dire situation in Mali, SahelUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the coronavirus pandemic has compounded the “dire humanitarian and security situations” in Mali and Africa’s Sahel region. The..
Twenty-seven killed in central Mali ethnic attacks, local officials sayArmed men on motorcycles killed 27 civilians in central Mali in three attacks on ethnic Dogon farming villages in less than 24 hours, local officials said on Thursday.
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Africa's Sahel becomes latest al-Qaeda-IS battlegroundIn its report, IS decried recent al-Qaeda attacks on IS militants in Mali and Burkina Faso, where both groups are active. It said JNIM, on the orders of its leaders Iyad Ag Ghaly and Amadou Koufa, had..
Three U.N. peacekeepers killed in roadside bomb in northern Mali: statementThree United Nations peacekeepers were killed and four severely wounded after a routine patrol hit improvised explosive devices in the northern Mali region of Aguelhok, the United Nations said on..
French Foreign Legion soldier dies in combat in MaliA French Foreign Legion soldier was killed in combat in Mali, the Élysée presidential palace announced in a press release on Monday. ......
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Northern Mali attack leaves 20 soldiers deadShares Around 20 Malian soldiers were killed on Monday in an apparent jihadist attack, officials said, in the latest bout of violence to hit the war-torn West African state. Early Monday morning,..
Gunmen kill 25 soldiers in north Mali attack: army spokesmanUnidentified gunmen killed 25 soldiers and wounded six others in an attack in the Gao region of northern Mali on Monday morning, army spokesman Diarran Koné told Reuters.
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Kidnapped Mali opposition staff freed but leader still missingFive people kidnapped last week with Mali's main opposition leader Soumaila Cisse were freed overnight, but Cisse and three others are still missing, his party said on Friday.
Mali holds election despite coronavirus and insurgencyMali held its long-delayed parliamentary election on Sunday despite an insurgency in its central and northern regions, concerns about coronavirus and the recent kidnapping of the main opposition..
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Canadian and Italian tourists kidnapped in Burkina Faso turn up in MaliÉdith Blais and Luca Tacchetto, seized in 2018, apparently escaped and were picked up by UN forces.
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A tiny army is fighting for 20 million lives. Can Mali's military grow fast enough?BAMAKO, Mali — At the heart of the world's fastest-growing Islamist insurgency, a national force of approximately 12,000 soldiers struggles to defend a population of 20 million. Malian troops are..
Mali militants say they are open to talks if foreign troops leaveAl Qaeda-linked militants have said they will only attend peace talks with Mali's government if it expels French and United Nations forces.
UK military gears up for deployment in MaliTroops will join a mission in Mali to help combat the world's fastest growing Islamist-led insurgency.
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