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Militants attack African military base in Mali, six dead

3 months, 16 days ago
BAMAKO: Militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military taskforce in central Mali, leaving at least six people dead on Friday, a spokesman for the force said. Assailants driving a vehicle rigged…

Four U.N. peacekeepers killed in two separate attacks in Mali

10 months, 21 days ago
BAMAKO: Four United Nations peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 21 people were wounded in two separate attacks by unknown assailants in Mali on Friday, the U.N. mission there said. Regional armies, U.N. forces and French and…

UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destruction

2 years, 4 months ago
KABUL: The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural destruction as shown by the deliberate wrecking of ancient sites in Syria and Mali by Islamist radicals, the head of the UN's cultural organization said.

Twelve dead as Mali hotel siege ends, hostages freed

3 years, 2 months ago
BAMAKO: Malian security forces on Saturday stormed a hotel used by United Nations staff and freed four hostages held there by suspected Islamist militants during a nearly 24-hour siege in which 12 people died.

Three Europeans shot dead in Mali restaurant

3 years, 7 months ago
BAMAKO: Three Europeans and two locals were shot dead on Saturday in a busy restaurant in the Malian capital in what security sources described as a terrorist attack.

Guinea qualifies, Nigeria out of Africa Cup

3 years, 10 months ago
ABUJA: Ebola-ravaged Guinea joined Ivory Coast, Mali, Ghana and DR Congo in qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday but defending champions Nigeria crashed out.

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane found in Mali

4 years, 2 months ago
ALGIERS/BAMAKO: Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.