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    Mali junta releases ousted president

    Agence France-Presse. Bamako | Updated at 06:45pm on August 27, 2020

    Mali’s new military rulers said that former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who had been detained since the country’s coup on August 18, had been freed....

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    Mali junta wants  3-year military rule, agrees to free president

    Agence France-Presse .Bamako | Updated at 10:52am on August 24, 2020

    The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has agreed to release the ousted president,...

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    Mali wakes up to military rule after president forced out

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 01:05am on August 20, 2020

    Mali awoke on Wednesday to a new chapter in its troubled history after rebel military leaders forced president Boubacar Keita from office, prompting its West...

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    Mali president resigns amid army coup

    Agence France-Presse .Bamako | Updated at 10:36am on August 19, 2020

    Mali’s president said he was resigning to avoid ‘bloodshed’ early Wednesday, hours after his arrest by troops in a sudden coup that followed a months-long...

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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...