DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The kidnapping of three Red Cross staff and damage to an airstrip by violent protesters in northern Mali have hindered humanitarian operations in a region which has
A French soldier has died during a military operation in northern Mali, the French presidency says. The man was killed by a landmine while travelling in an armoured vehicle, the Elysee Palace says (in
PARIS (Reuters) - Two French soldiers have died in Mali after their heavy armored vehicle hit a land mine, taking the number of people killed in the incident to three, French President Francois Hollande’s
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Authorities in Mali have arrested a man considered to be one of the main Islamist insurgent leaders operating in the south of the country, a hub for the expansion of militancy in West
Malian security officials evacuate people near the site of an attack on a hotel in Bamako that had been converted into the headquarters of a European Union military training operation, March 21, 2016.
Al Qaeda and its allies have a new strategy for spreading fear in West Africa. Once focused on taking hostages for ransom and striking military targets in the desert, the terrorist network has been sending
The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali has launched an inquiry after a Chadian soldier opened fire inside a UN base, killing his own commander and a doctor in the unit. The suspect, who was reportedly unhappy
Malian soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint at the entrance to Timbuktu, Mali, after unknown assailants attacked and withdrew from inside a U.N. police base in the city, February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Moulaye