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Three peacekeepers, soldier killed in northeast Mali: United Nations

Three peacekeepers, soldier killed in northeast Mali: United Nations

At least three peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed in an attack in northeast Mali, the UN`s MINUSMA mission to the country said on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

4 'jihadists' killed, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

That attack, which killed 20 people, caused the government to instate a state of emergency which has been in place more or less ever since.

Jun 19, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Six killed in Mali resort attack

On November 29, 2015, terrorists attacked the Radisson Blu Hotel also in the capital killing 20.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Resort outside Mali's capital under attack

Security has gradually worsened in Mali since French forces pushed back allied Islamist and Tuareg rebel fighters in 2013 from swathes of the north they had occupied the previous year.
 

Jun 18, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

The attack is just the latest to target the 12,000-strong force in the west African nation. Guinean and Chadian soldiers make the majority of those at the Kidal camp.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

'Islamists' stone couple died in north Mali

The Islamists dug two holes where they put the man and the woman who lived maritally without being married

May 18, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Democracy, jihadists top France-Africa summit agenda

Talks gathering some 30 African states and France begin in Mali`s capital Bamako on Friday, with leaders expected to focus on Africa`s battle against jihadists and bid to improve its democratic record.

Jan 13, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Malian soldiers, civilian killed in election-linked attacks

Malian soldiers, civilian killed in election-linked attacks

The twin attacks were among a string of disruptions to voting in northern and central Mali.

Nov 21, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Thousands of opposition supporters protest in Mali

Thousands of people took to the streets of Mali`s capital Bamako on Saturday to protest against a new electoral law and alleged state censorship, an AFP journalist said.

Oct 02, 2016, 02:19 AM IST

Central Mali town falls to suspected jihadists: Officials

A central Malian town was under suspected jihadist control Friday after administrative buildings were attacked and the army was driven from the area, an elected official and a security source told AFP.

Sep 03, 2016, 04:22 AM IST

Mali arrests suspected mastermind of Radisson hotel attack: Sources

Arrested on Thursday, the man is believed to have taken part in an attack on a bar in Bamako in March 2015, the sources said.

Apr 22, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

Key jihadist leader arrested in southern Mali: Security sources

Southern Mali`s suspected jihadist leader has been arrested by special forces and transferred to the capital Bamako, security sources said Thursday.

Mar 31, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Gunmen attack European Union military training base in Mali capital

Gunmen on Monday attacked a hotel in Mali`s capital Bamako that had been converted into a base for a European Union military training mission in the West African nation, a Defence Ministry official and a witness said.

Mar 22, 2016, 03:23 AM IST

Five killed as jihadists attack UN camp in Mali

At least four suspected jihadists and a Malian soldier were killed Friday following an attack on a UN military camp in Timbuktu in Mali`s restive north, a Malian security source said.

Feb 05, 2016, 20:44 PM IST
23 killed in al Qaeda seizure of Burkina Faso hotel

23 killed in al Qaeda seizure of Burkina Faso hotel

Country's and French forces kill 4 extremists and free 126 people to end the siege by al Qaeda-linked militants.

Jan 16, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Bamako hotel hostage taking was joint attack: Al Qaeda

The siege of the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on November 20 after gunmen took guests and staff hostage left 20 people dead.

Dec 05, 2015, 03:06 AM IST

Three dead in rocket attack on UN base in north Mali

No group had yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which came eight days after a siege at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako.

Nov 28, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Two guards, three staff among Mali hotel siege dead: CEO

In addition to the five victims who were working in the hotel, a Mali police officer also died.

Nov 25, 2015, 05:42 AM IST

Mali hunting at least three suspects over hotel attack

A police source said Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was expected to visit the site of the attack today.

Nov 21, 2015, 19:38 PM IST
Mali declares 10-day state of emergency following hotel attack

Mali declares 10-day state of emergency following hotel attack

The emergency was declared following a jihadist attack on a hotel in the capital Bamako that left least 27 people dead.

Nov 21, 2015, 10:06 AM IST