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Four UN peacekeepers killed in northern Mali – MINUSMA

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Four peacekeeprs were killed in an offensive against a complex attack on their camp in Aguelhok, Mali's northern region of Kidal, the United...
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Mali kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign

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Malian minister of Health and Social Development Fanta Siby received Wednesday her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, which symbolized the official kickoff of Mali's...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows Malian soldiers cordoning off streets near Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

11 Malian soldiers killed in ambush

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Eleven Malians soldiers were killed and 14 others injured on Monday in an ambush near Tassit, in Mali's northern region of Gao, the...

Death toll of recent attack on Malian army rises to 33

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Malian Armed Forces confirmed Wednesday that the death toll of the recent attack on Malian army in the region of Gao rose to...
Court

Terrorists behind Mali hotel, restaurant attacks sentenced to death

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A court in Mali has sentenced to death two terrorists for their involvement in 2015 attacks on a hotel and restaurant in Mali, the...
President Mali

Mali’s interim leader lauds President Akufo-Addo’s role in resolving crisis

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Interim Malian leader, Colonel Bah N'daw, has lauded the role played by the ECOWAS Chairman, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in resolving the political...
Sophie Petronin

Suspected terrorists release French aid worker, Malian politician

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A French aid worker and a prominent Malian opposition leader held hostage by suspected Islamist terrorists have been released, the Malian presidency said on...
Colonel Bah N Daw

Former defense minister appointed Mali’s transitional president

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Former Malian Defense Minister and retired Colonel Bah N'Daw was appointed Mali's transitional president by a 17-member commission set up by the National Committee...
Former Malian President Moussa Traore Delivers His New Year Wishes In Bamako On December Afp

Mali’s former president Moussa Traore dies in Bamako

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Moussa Traore, the former president of the crisis-hit West African state of Mali, has died. A statement by the ruling military junta published on Tuesday...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Ousted Malian President Keita leaves for UAE for medical treatment

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Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Malian president ousted by a military coup in August, left Saturday evening for Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE),...
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ECOWAS and Mali’s military junta reach no consensus on power transition

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The mediation delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Mali's military junta failed to reach a consensus on the issue...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

ECOWAS mediation delegation, Malian coup-makers reach compromises as disagreements remain

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The mediation delegation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Saturday night concluded a second round of meetings with members of the National...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

Four gendarmes killed by improvised explosive device in central Mali

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Four gendarmes from the Rapid Surveillance and Intervention Group were killed and another seriously injured on Saturday when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

West African states demand Mali president be reinstated after coup

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Thursday demanded Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita be reinstated after a military coup. "We demand the immediate...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Mali to reopen land, air borders after mutiny

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The National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), a transitional governing body set up by mutinous Malian soldiers, informed Thursday night that...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Bamako regains serenity after mutiny condemned by international community

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The city of Bamako regained its serenity on Wednesday, after a mutiny at the Soundiata Keita military camp led to the forced resignation of...
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Nigeria calls for immediate reinstatement of constitutional order in Mali

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Nigeria on Wednesday urged the immediate and unconditional restoration of constitutional order in Mali following the seizure of power by military putschists and...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Mali president resigns after military coup

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Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced his resignation on live television in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a military coup. "I've decided to...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows Malian soldiers cordoning off streets near Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Mali soldiers take power on ‘transitional’ basis after military coup

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Soldiers leading a military coup against Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who resigned in the early hours of Wednesday, have announced they will take...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Detained by mutinous soldiers, Malian president announces resignation

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, currently detained by mutinous soldiers in the military camp in Kati, a town close to Bamako, announced late Tuesday...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows Malian soldiers cordoning off streets near Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Malian PM calls for “fraternal dialogue” to dispel misunderstandings after military mutiny

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Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse called for a "fraternal dialogue" to dispel misunderstandings after a military mutiny happened Tuesday morning near the capital city...

Gunshots heard in Mali military base amid fears of attempted coup d’etat

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Gunshots were heard in the early morning on Tuesday in Kati, a town near the Malian capital Bamako, stoking fears of an attempted...
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At least 19 killed in traffic accident near Bamako in Mali

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At least 19 people were killed on Tuesday in a traffic accident on Mali's National Road 26 between Kangaba and Bancoumana, in the region...
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Mali scrambles for political stability after mediation fails

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The volatile nation of Mali on Friday was scrambling to maintain political stability after high-stakes mediation efforts by a group of West African presidents...

3 killed, 74 injured in two-day Mali protests

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Death toll of the two-day violent protests in Mali's capital Bamako has increased to three, and at least 74 others were injured, local...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Malian president dissolves constitutional court to ease tensions

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in a bid to ease political tensions and unrest...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Seven soldiers killed in central Mali

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Seven Malian soldiers were killed Thursday in an ambush in Bankass Cercle of Mali's central region of Mopti, Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed on...
Mali Terror Attacks

At least 32 killed by armed men in central Mali

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At least 32 people were killed during attacks by armed men on several villages in Mali's central region of Mopti, several witnesses told Xinhua...
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At least 24 Malians soldiers killed in central Mali

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The Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed Monday night that an attack against Malian soldiers on Sunday at Diabaly town, in the central region of...

Mali COVID-19 cases reach 1,194 as 78 more recorded

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Mali's health authorities said the country recorded 78 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number to 1,194 in the...