January 14, 2021 9:41 am
The chief of staff of Ivory Coast's army, Gen Lassina Doumbia, said the three dead peacekeepers were from Ivory Coast and they were attacked by extremists.
January 03, 2021 11:59 am
French President Emmanuel Macron expressed grief over the deaths of Sergeant Yvonne Huynh and Brigadier Loic Risser in the Menaka region, his office said in a statement.
January 01, 2021 2:57 pm
uthorities in Mali have charged six figures, including former Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, with trying to stage a coup.
August 25, 2020 6:04 pm
An unflinching Macron is pressing on, refusing to withdraw France's 5,100 troops from West Africa, even though extremist attacks have multiplied and victory looks like a mirage in the crescent-shaped sand dunes for which France's Operation Barkhane is named.
August 22, 2020 12:37 pm
German Defense Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer said Sahel terrorism remained a "great threat." Her French coounterpart called Mali part of a "security challenge" across Sahel Africa, impinging on "the whole of Europe."
August 21, 2020 5:58 pm
Ismael Wague denied that the junta had carried out a coup d'etat, saying that Mali still has constitutional order and the 75-year-old Keita was only being held at army barracks for his own protection.
August 21, 2020 1:15 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron again condemned the coup "against a president who was democratically elected by his people.”
August 19, 2020 10:09 pm
Mali's president announced his resignation late Tuesday, just hours after armed soldiers seized him from his home in a dramatic power grab following months of protests demanding his ouster.
August 19, 2020 4:46 pm
In a statement carried overnight on state broadcaster ORTM, the mutinous soldiers behind Tuesday's military coup identified themselves as the National Committee for the Salvation of the People led by Col. Maj. Ismael Wagué.
August 20, 2020 9:59 am
Keïta, the president arrested in Tuesday’s coup, won office in a landslide in 2013. But whatever hopes Keita raised when he took 78 per cent of the vote, his star, and his genuine popularity, gradually faded.
November 20, 2015 5:00 pm
A Malian military official says at least three people are confirmed dead in an attack on a hotel in the capital where more than 100 hostages are believed to be held.