Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali
Armed men have killed two UN peacekeepers in a region of northwestern Mali wracked by jihadist violence, the United Nations said Sunday. A logistical convoy of the UN peacekeeping mission travelling between the towns of Tessalit and Gao was attacked Saturday evening by "unidentified armed individuals" who killed two of the soldiers, the mission, known…
Don't Tarnish Armed Forces Image, Infantry Commander Tells Troops On Mission To Mali
Commander of the Nigerian Army Infantry Corp, Maj. Gen Stevenson Olabanji has called on personnels of the Nigerian Medical Contingent (NIMED) 6 Level II and Hospital for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) going on Peace Keeping mission in Mali not to tarnish the image of Nigerian Armed Forces.
UN awards 140 Nigerian Blue Helmets
The United Nations has honoured 140 Nigerian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission...
One UN peacekeeper killed in Mali mine explosion
A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Saturday after a mine exploded as their convoy passed through central Mali, the UN mission in the country said.
UN urges probe as mines kill peacekeepers in Mali
Two peacekeepers from Sri Lanka died and six were wounded in central Mali Friday when their vehicle hit a mine, the UN said, urging a swift investigation...
15 militants killed in anti-jihadist operation in Mali
The army "suffered one death and two injuries".Mali has seen a resurgence of violence in recent weeks. Last Sunday a UN base in the historic city of Timbuktu was attacked by rocket fire and car bombs, killing one UN peacekeeper and wounding seven others.
Troops killed in attack on US-Niger patrol
An ambush on a joint US-Niger patrol has left several soldiers dead, a security official said Wednesday, as fears increase that a conflict in neighbouring Mali is spilling over the African nation's border.
Two UN peacekeepers killed in Mali helicopter crash
Two UN peacekeepers were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed as they were monitoring clashes in northern Mali, their mission said.