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Mali arrests two suspects in planned terror attack

Jan 28, 2017 - 12:16 PM

The attack was planned for the France Africa summit on January 13 and 14 but stringent security measures forced the suspects to delay their plans

AFRICA-FRANCE SUMMIT. In this file photo, some 30 African leaders and French President Francois Hollande gather for an Africa-France summit to discuss the jihadist threat, challenges to governance and the migrant crisis. File photo by Stephane De Sakutin/AFP

Gambian crisis takes center stage at Mali summit

Jan 14, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has made clear he will not stand aside until the country s Supreme Court decides on his legal challenge seeking to annul the results of last month s polls

AFRICA-FRANCE SUMMIT. Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and France's President Francois Hollande (C) pose with African leaders for a family picture at the start of the Africa-France summit in Bamako on January 14, 2017. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP

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Nov 23, 2015 - 6:36 PM

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6 Russians killed in Mali hotel attack – foreign ministry

Nov 21, 2015 - 8:40 PM

UPDATED Five of the slain Russians are believed to have come from the central Ulyanovsk region

TROOPS. Malian troops take position outside the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on November 20. Photo by Habibou Kouyate/AFP

Mali hunts suspects after deadly hotel siege

Nov 21, 2015 - 5:40 PM

2nd UPDATE The assault is claimed by the Al Qaeda affiliate Al Murabitoun group led by notorious one eyed Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

MALI HOTEL SEIGE. Members of special forces stand guard in front of the entrance of the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on November 20 after the assault of security forces. Photo by Habibou Kouyate/AFP

Dua orang sandera 170 tamu dan karyawan hotel di Afrika

Nov 20, 2015 - 5:58 PM

Sekitar 140 tamu dan 30 karyawan Hotel Radisson di Bamako disandera

UN calls for justice after 'heinous' Mali attack

Mar 08, 2015 - 10:33 AM

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in Bamako a statement reads

MALI ATTACK. An interior view of 'La Terrasse' bar where a gunman opened fire at Rue Princesse in the Hippodrome neighborhood of Bamako, Mali, on March 7, 2015. Photo by Alex Duval Smith/EPA

Two more suspected Ebola deaths in Mali – government

Nov 15, 2014 - 1:45 PM

The west African nation scrambles to prevent the isolated Ebola cases from developing into an outbreak crisis

Police officers stand in front of the quarantined Pasteur clinic in Bamako on November 12, 2014. Photo by Habibou Kouyate/AFP

Mali government, rebels sign ceasefire deal – AU

May 24, 2014 - 5:35 PM

Mauritanian President and African Union chairman Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz cut short a visit to Rwanda to hold the urgent ceasefire talks with the Tuareg rebels groups

CEASEFIRE. In this photo, Mauretania's President President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz speaks during a joint news conference at the end of the fourth EU-Africa Summit of Heads of States at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 3, 2014. File photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Bodies of French journalists killed in Mali arrive in Paris

Nov 05, 2013 - 3:58 PM

There has been an upsurge in violence in the former French colony where Paris sent troops early this year to drive out Islamists and Tuareg rebels

BACK HOME. A composite image of two undated handout pictures provided by Radio France International (RFI) shows RFI journalists Claude Verlon (L) and Ghislaine Dupont (R). Their bodies were brought home to France from Mali, where they were killed, on November 5, 2013. EPA/RFI / Handout

French air force strikes Islamist bases in Mali

Jan 13, 2013 - 10:41 PM

France has said its intervention was to stop a southward advance by Islamist insurgents that threatened the capital Bamako