Mali, foreign military bases attacked in north
Suspected militants attacked several Malian and foreign military bases with mortars and rockets in the north of the country on Monday, military sources said.
Mali holds state funeral for ex-president Toure
Mali held a state funeral on Tuesday for former president Amadou Toumani Toure, an emblematic figure who steered the troubled nation to free elections and led it for a decade before being ousted in a coup.
Mali jihadist chief, 14 others, sentenced to death
A court in Mali's capital Bamako sentenced an Islamist militant leader and 14 other people to death on Friday for jihadist activity in the south of the war-torn Sahel state. "I don't regret anything because our fight is against the secularism of the Malian state. If I had the opportunity, I would do it again,"…
Mali ex-president Amadou Toumani Toure dies aged 72
Mali's former president Amadou Toumani Toure, who led the Sahel nation for 10 years before being ousted in a coup, has died in Turkey aged 72, a family member and a doctor said on Tuesday.
Gunmen kill 8 in central Mali attack
Gunmen have killed eight people in central Mali, a local official and security ministry staffer said Wednesday, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn Sahel state.
12 Mali soldiers killed in raids on base
Twelve Malian soldiers were killed in attacks on their base in the volatile centre of the country, the army said Tuesday, in the latest violence to hit the West African state.
African Union lifts post-coup suspension of Mali
The African Union on Friday lifted its suspension of Mali which went into effect after a military coup toppled the West African nation's government in August.
Mali lessons for African leaders
Recent events in Mali — which saw massive popular protests culminating in a military coup on August 18 — have invoked the spectre of the return to power in Africa of “men on the horseback.”
Mali hostage's son awaits news as govts maintain silence
The son of a French aid worker kidnapped in Mali said Wednesday he was still awaiting news about his mother, as governments maintained their silence despite speculation about her possible release.