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US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 13:30
related countries: Niger Niger, United States United States

The attack near the Mali border comes as US forces help the Niger army fight Islamist militants.
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Dutch minister resigns over deaths of Mali peacekeepers

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 11:04
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

She was under pressure after a report into failures that saw two soldiers killed during training.
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No peace in sight

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 6:43

The BBC's Alex Duval Smith reports on how the return of conflict is redefining life in northern Mali.
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Deadly attack targets UN mission in Timbuktu, Mali

Monday, August 14th 2017, 22:39

Gunmen kill seven people, mostly Malian soldiers, at a UN base in the northern city of Timbuktu
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Swedish al-Qaeda hostage Johan Gustafsson speaks of ordeal

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 21:24
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Johan Gustafsson spent almost six years in the Sahara after being kidnapped in Mali.
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Al-Qaeda hostages McGown and Gustafsson talk of time in Sahara

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 17:55

Stephen McGown and Johan Gustafsson were captured in Mali in November 2011, and released this year.
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Al-Qaeda: Kidnapped Swede Johan Gustafsson freed after six years

Monday, June 26th 2017, 15:10
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Hostage Johan Gustafsson, in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says.
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Mali attack: Two dead as gunmen storm tourist resort

Monday, June 19th 2017, 1:29

Troops free 32 people, the government says, as the resort is attacked by suspected jihadists.
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Macron in Mali: France will be 'uncompromising' in fight against terrorists

Friday, May 19th 2017, 12:33
related countries: France France

The new French leader is visiting French soldiers fighting Islamic militants for more than four years.
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French forces kill militants in Mali forest

Sunday, April 30th 2017, 21:32
related countries: France France

The operation follows the death of a French soldier in the West African country earlier this month.
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Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana vs Mali

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 18:02
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana withstand intense second-half pressure to beat Mali 1-0 and reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
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Mali car bomb 'kills at least 50 people' in Gao

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 15:12

At least 50 people are killed in northern Mali in a car bomb attack on a military base, officials say.
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Gambia talks fail as president refuses to step down

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 5:11
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

The Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country for crisis talks in Mali.
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Donkey days

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 1:00

Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
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US non-government worker seized in Niger

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 21:15
related countries: Niger Niger, United States United States

A US non-government organisation worker is reported to have been kidnapped in western Niger and taken towards the border with Mali.
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Attack on Niger refugee camp kills 20 soldiers

Friday, October 7th 2016, 0:42
related countries: Niger Niger

At least 20 soldiers have been killed in Niger in an attack on a camp for Malian refugees, officials say.
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Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu

Monday, September 26th 2016, 23:05

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Islamist rebel apologises for destroying Timbuktu shrines at ICC trial

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 9:44

An Islamist rebel says he regrets destroying cultural and religious sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in a landmark trial at the International Criminal Court.
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Mali attack: Gunmen kill 17 soldiers at military base

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 22:14

At least 17 soldiers have been killed and 30 wounded in an attack on a military base in Mali, officials say.
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UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 21:53

Five United Nations peacekeepers are killed and another is seriously injured in an attack in central Mali.
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Mali arrests 'hotel attacks mastermind'

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 16:20
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Authorities in Mali say they have arrested a Mauritanian man suspected of masterminding deadly terror attacks on hotels in the country last year.
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Pioneering Malian photographer dies

Friday, April 15th 2016, 17:57

Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose black and white images of popular culture helped show his country in a new light, dies aged 80.
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French soldier killed in northern Mali

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 16:37
related countries: France France

A French soldier deployed to Mali is killed after a landmine exploded under the vehicle he was travelling in.
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