Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:54
Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 03:18
Mali was in crisis Thursday after losing two northern towns including the rebel bastion of Kidal to Tuareg separatists in a humiliating defeat forcing the government to call for an "immediate ceasefire".
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 00:03
Twenty-one bodies were found overnight yesterday in a mass grave near Bamako, believed to be the remains of soldiers close to Mali`s ousted president Amadou Toumani Toure, officials said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 21:01
Two French journalists snatched by gunmen in the northern Malian town of Kidal on Saturday have been killed, the French foreign ministry said in a statement.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 17:25
Armed Islamic extremists today blew up a small bridge south of Mali`s largest northern town of Gao, wounding two civilians, police and local government sources said.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 08:22
Mali`s president has decried a recent flare-up of violence in the West African nation, accusing separatist rebels in the north of "blackmail".
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 23:05
Leaders from across Africa and France watched the inauguration of Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in front of thousands of his supporters on Thursday as the nation entered a new era of democracy after months of political chaos.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 21:41
The death toll in catastrophic floods which left thousands homeless in the Malian capital Bamako rose to 34 today, one of the leaders of the rescue operation said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:00
Twenty-four people were killed in Mali`s riverside capital Bamako on Wednesday when torrential rains provoked flash floods that washed away homes in several neighbourhoods, a government minister said.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 15:18
Malian voters are choosing their next president who will try to lead the country out of crisis after separatist rebels and Islamic extremists unleashed months of chaos.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 00:43
Malian security services have broken up a cell in the capital Bamako operated by one of the Islamist groups that had controlled northern Mali until a French-led military intervention this year, a police source said Sunday.
Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 09:48
The latest travel warning followed the formal resignation of Mali`s President Amadou Toumani Toure.
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