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25 Dec 2016
A Frenchwoman who runs an organisation for malnourished children has been kidnapped in Mali's restive north, France's foreign ministry confirmed on Sunday, as French troops joined in the search for the aid worker.
12 Dec 2016
The European Union on Sunday reached an agreement with the Malian government aimed at enabling the return of migrants who have reached Europe's shores, and whose asylum requests have been refused.
2 Dec 2016
Clashes between armed groups near the northern Malian city of Gao left at least one person dead and a dozen injured, and the local airport was closed after being hit in a jihadist attack, sources said.
30 Nov 2016
Amadou Sanogo, a former army captain who staged a military coup in Mali in 2012, went on trial Wednesday charged with the murder of several soldiers whose bodies were found in a mass grave.
25 Nov 2016
A militia in central Mali that represents ethnic Peuhls said on Saturday it would lay down its arms in a boost for government attempts to bring peace to the country.
21 Nov 2016
Twin attacks blamed on jihadists during weekend municipal elections in Mali left six people dead, security sources said Monday.
21 Nov 2016
Mali voted Sunday in its first elections since 2013, with turnout low as security jitters remained elevated despite an international military intervention.
17 Nov 2016
With Mali's hard-fought peace deal foundering and jihadist groups back on the offensive, the west African country could be headed for fresh chaos, experts say.
12 Nov 2016
Mali will look to bounce back against Gabon as they want to return to winning ways in their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier today at Stade 26 Mars in Bamako.
11 Nov 2016
An army officer who led Mali's 2012 coup against then president Amadou Toumani Toure will stand trial on November 30 for murder and collusion over the massacre of soldiers who opposed the takeover.
14 Oct 2016
Merkel said Germany would intensify its support for the agriculture sector as well as for the security of the northern part of the country, where Islamist groups are still active.
9 Oct 2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday left for Mali, the first stop on a three-day Africa tour focused on security and stemming the migrant influx to Europe.

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