• Images

    16 Niger soldiers killed, one missing near Mali: official

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:18am on May 03, 2021

    Sixteen Niger soldiers have been killed and another is missing after an ambush against a patrol in the Tahoua region near the Mali border, local...

  • Images

    58 killed in Niger attacks near Mali border

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:46pm on March 17, 2021

    Fifty-eight people have been killed in ‘barbarous’ attacks on a bus and nearby villages in Niger close to the country’s border with Mali, the government...

  • Images

    20 peacekeepers wounded in Mali attack: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:07am on February 11, 2021

    Around 20 United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in an attack on their base in central Mali on Wednesday, a UN spokesperson said, offering a provisional...

  • Images

    Member of UN peacekeeping mission killed in Mali bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 09:59am on January 16, 2021

    The United Nations said one of its peacekeepers died when a convoy travelling through northern Mali hit a makeshift roadside bomb on Friday, the fifth...

  • Images

    Mali troops kill dozen jihadists

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 10:29pm on December 27, 2020

    The Malian army said Saturday it killed around a dozen alleged jihadists when a military convoy was attacked near the border with Burkina Faso. The...

  • Images

    French soldier in Mali shoots two comrades in drunken fight

    Agence France-Presse   . Paris | Updated at 06:50pm on December 26, 2020

    A French soldier deployed to Mali as part of the Barkhane force fighting extremist insurgents has wounded two comrades with a pistol while drunk, the...

  • Images

    Mali seizes $8.5 million gold hidden in car

    Agence France-Presse .Bamako | Updated at 10:28am on December 22, 2020

    Customs officers in southern Mali have seized gold estimated to be worth seven million euros — $8.5 million — hidden in a car, officials said...

  • Images

    BAF to replace Mali contingent

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:19am on December 22, 2020

    Bangladesh Air Force is going to replace its 110-member contingent at United Nations Mission in Mali. Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat...

  • Images

    140 police personnel leave for Mali peacekeeping mission

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:53pm on December 05, 2020

    A Bangladesh Police team left for the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali on a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Friday night. The 140-member strong...

  • Images

    French troops kill Al-Qaeda-aligned jihadist commander in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:39pm on November 14, 2020

    France announced on Friday that its anti-jihadist force in Mali had killed the military commander of an Al-Qaeda-aligned group linked to attacks in the region,...