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    French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:45am on June 06, 2020

    French forces have killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, in northern Mali, France's defence minister said. Droukdel was killed...

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    First two UN peacekeepers die of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:57pm on May 30, 2020

    Two UN peacekeepers in Mali have died from the coronavirus, officials said Friday. Out of the some 100,000 UN troops deployed on about 15 different...

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    Mali attack leaves 20 soldiers dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:26am on April 07, 2020

    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...

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    Western couple abducted in Burkina in 2018 found alive in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 11:19pm on March 14, 2020

    A Canadian woman and her Italian partner kidnapped in Burkina Faso in 2018 have been found alive in the northwest of Mali by UN peacekeepers,...

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    Three Mali soldiers killed in suspected jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 12:34am on February 24, 2020

    At least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an army camp in the far north of...

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    At least 40 killed in central inter-ethnic Mali attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 01:09pm on February 15, 2020

    At least 40 people, including nine soldiers, were killed in a spate of attacks in central Mali, authorities said on Friday...

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    Thespians battle prejudice and poverty in wartime Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 11:40pm on February 06, 2020

    Once the play is over and theatre-goers have gone home, Awa Bagayogo, an actor in Mali’s capital Bamako, breaks into a smile at another completed...

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    7 dead in Congo fever outbreak in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:29pm on February 06, 2020

    Seven people have died in an outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, also known as Congo fever, in a village in central Mali, an official said....

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    Jihadist attack on Mali military camp leaves 19 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:52am on January 27, 2020

    Nineteen members of the security forces died and five were wounded on Sunday in a major assault by suspected jihadists at a military camp in...

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    Burkina Faso attacks kill 35 civilians

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:38pm on December 25, 2019

    Jihadists in Burkina Faso killed 35 civilians, almost all of them women, when they simultaneously attacked a town in the north and its military base...