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At least 134 Fulani herders killed in central Mali's worst violence yet

The assaults on the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara took place as a UN Security Council mission visited Mali seeking solutions to violence that killed hundreds of civilians last year and is spreading across West Africa`s Sahel region.

Mar 24, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

At least 110 Fulani herders killed in central Mali's worst violence yet

Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

Mar 23, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

Eight UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali

The identity of the attackers was not immediately clear UN peacekeeping and French forces are stationed in northern Mali to combat well-armed jihadist groups seen as the gravest threat to security across Africa`s Sahel region.

Jan 20, 2019, 19:35 PM IST

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

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters

This is the first time Iran have progressed this far, with the other seven teams previously making it to the quarter-finals at least once in the tournament.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Military operations ongoing after deadly attack on US and Niger troops

Nigerien, US and French troops were conducting military operations in the zone on Thursday, a Nigerien security source said without providing additional details.

Oct 05, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

At least 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN

At least three UN peacekeepers were killed today during an attack on their convoy in Mali, the UN mission to the conflict-torn country said, without specifying their nationality.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

German military helicopter crashes in northern Mali: UN spokesman

A UN helicopter crashed in northern Mali on Wednesday in an apparent accident while serving with the 12,000-strong peacekeeping force in the country, a UN source told AFP.

Jul 26, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

Militant video purports to show westerners held in Mali

President Emmanuel Macron said France and its African partners must work together to wipe out Islamist militants, at the opening of the summit in Mali's capital Bamako.

 

Jul 02, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force

The so-called "G5 Sahel" countries just south of the Sahara -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- have pledged to fight jihadists on their own soil with instability and Islamist attacks on the rise.

Jul 02, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

Jun 28, 2017, 08:50 AM 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

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

Macron heads to Mali to reaffirm French commitment to battle jihadists

President Emmanuel Macron undertakes his first trip as commander-in-chief on Friday when he meets troops fighting Islamist militants in Mali where the security situation has worsened despite French intervention more than four years ago.

May 19, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

UN to deploy rapid intervention force in central Mali

Rapid intervention force of Senegalese troops will soon be deployed in central Mali

May 18, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Around 20 jihadists killed or captured in Mali's north

French soldiers killed or captured about 20 jihadists in Mali's restive north where a French soldier was killed on April 5.

May 01, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

New jihadist alliance claims border attack in Mali

A new jihadist alliance claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack that killed three members of Mali`s security forces on March 29, according to a statement released by jihadist monitoring group SITE.

Apr 01, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian colts to undergo rigorous preparation for showpiece tournament

The Indian U-17 team will play two matches against Mali next month as part of preparations for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup and efforts are also on to arrange games against Portugal and England during its exposure trip to Europe.

Mar 16, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

ZEEL to launch Zee Magic, Zee Cinema in French in Mali

It is also partnering African DTH platform DStv for the launch of Zee Bollymovies, an English-dubbed Bollywood movie channel for the African market.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST