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Suspected jihadists killed at least five people at a Mali luxury resort just outside the capital Bamako.
Suspected jihadists storm a tourist resort popular with Westerners in Mali
A luxury resort in Mali has come under attack by 'suspected jihadists'
In his first official visit outside Europe, president Emmanuel Macron says France will be ‘‘uncompromising’‘ in the battle against Islamist extremists in Mali.
A group linked to al Qaeda’s North African affiliate has said it carried out a suicide bombing at a military camp in northern Mali earlier on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and injured over…
A suicide bomber has detonated a vehicle packed with explosives in an army camp in northern Mali.
A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.
The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.
Cheick Ag Aoussa was the number two in the High Council for the Unity of Azawad, one of many armed groups in the country.
Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.
Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.
Malian citizen Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi’s trial in the International Criminal Court in The Hague is a legal first.
At least one gunman was killed and two suspects arrested in an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako. The building had been converted into a
The destruction of religious sites in the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu has caused irreparable damage to Africa’s cultural heritage, prosecutors at
The Malian Islamist rebel group Ansar Dine has reportedly claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a UN peacekeeping base in northern Mali
The United Nations says at least two of its personnel and one civilian have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern
At least three people have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern Mali. UN and local sources confirmed the figure
Security has been tightened in Bamako, a day after heavily-armed militants took 170 people hostage at one of the city’s luxury hotels. A state of
Mali has been placed under a ten-day state of emergency after hundreds were taken hostage at a luxury hotel in its capital city. At least 20 people