Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
French FM says dialogue with Mali jihadists not possible
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a trip to Mali on Monday, ruled out dialogue with jihadists driving an eight-year-old insurgency in the Sahel state.
Ousted Mali president returns to country
Mali's ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to the Sahel state Wednesday, an official said, after leaving to seek medical treatment following his ouster in an August coup.
Mali opposition rejects junta-backed transition charter
Mali's popular opposition movement has rejected a charter for a transition government backed by the ruling army officers who ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The military junta backed a charter for an 18-month transition government on Saturday, after a three-day forum with political parties and civil-society representatives. But the June 5 Movement, which took part…
Mali's ousted leader Keita leaves hospital
Mali's former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, ousted recently in a coup, left the hospital on Thursday after being treated for a mini-stroke, sources said.
Mali junta chief visits ousted president in hospital
The head of Mali's new junta on Thursday visited the man he ousted, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at a hospital where the former president is being treated for a mini-stroke, family and medical sources said.
Mali protest movement proposes 2-year transition to civilian rule
The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to civilian rule within 24 months, one of its leaders said Sunday.
Mali junta postpones transfer of powers meeting as cracks emerge
Mali's military junta on Saturday postponed the first meeting on the transfer of power after rising tensions with the group that sparked the August 18 coup.
Mali junta says it has released ousted president
Mali's new military rulers said Thursday that former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was detained during the country's coup on August 18, had been freed.
Mali junta wants three-year military rule, agrees to free president
The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has agreed to release ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita...