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DEADLY ATTACK TARGETS UN MISSION IN TIMBUKTU, MALI


Gunmen have attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in the city of Timbuktu in northern Mali, killing seven people... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 557

SOUTH AFRICAN HELD HOSTAGE BY AL-QAIDA IN MALI TELLS OF HIS ORDEAL


Stephen McGown, who was longest held of the Timbuktu Three, reveals he converted to Islam during his six years in captivity... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 310

JOHAN GUSTAFSSON: SWEDE HELD BY AL-QAEDA IN MALI FREED


Gustafsson, 42, was abducted in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011 along with South African national Stephen McGown and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1143

GUNMEN ATTACK MALI LUXURY RESORT, AT LEAST 2 DEAD


In an earlier statement, Mali's Ministry of Security and Civil Protection said the resort attack was carried out by armed individuals, certainly terrorists... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 4878

NEW AL-QAEDA LINKED GROUP CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR MALI RESORT ATTACK


A new al-Qaeda linked Islamist group on Monday claimed responsibility for the Mali resort attack... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 4

ISLAMIST GROUP SAYS IT ATTACKED MALI LUXURY RESORT


The African Union condemned the attack and reiterated its commitment to support Mali in combating terrorism... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 38

MALI RESORT ATTACKED BY GUNMEN; AT LEAST 2 DEAD


Gunmen near Mali's capital city of Bamako attacked a luxury resort popular with Westerners on Sunday, the U.S. State Department said... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 2334

CASUALTY COUNT UNCLEAR AS SUSPECTED JIHADIS ATTACK RESORT OUTSIDE BAMAKO, TAKE HOSTAGES


A devastating attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako later that year left 20 dead -- six Malians and 14 foreigners... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 0

JIHADISTS ATTACK RESORT IN MALI'S CAPITAL, KILLING 2


BAMAKO, Mali AP -- Jihadists attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 0

RESORT OUTSIDE MALI'S CAPITAL UNDER ATTACK, 2 DEAD


Gunmen stormed Le Campement Kangaba in Dougourakoro, to the east of the capital Bamako, a resort foreign residents often visit for weekend breaks... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 409

TWO DEAD IN ATTACK ON MALI TOURIST RESORT, HOSTAGES FREED


The west African country has been battling a jihadist insurgency for several years, with Islamist fighters roaming the north and centre of Mali... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 0

TWO DEAD AS GUNMEN STORM TOURIST RESORT


Malian special forces intervened, backed by UN soldiers and troops from a French counter-terrorism force... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 5205

GUNFIRE HEARD AT MALI RESORT AREA POPULAR WITH FOREIGNERS


A devastating attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako later that year left 20 dead -- six Malians and 14 foreigners... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 102

MALI: THREE UN PEACEKEEPERS DIE IN ATTACK BY AL-QAIDA AFFILIATE


Mali three UN peacekeepers die in attack by Al-Qaida affiliate... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 456

SAHEL STATES SEEK $56M EU FUNDING FOR ANTI-ISLAMIST FORCE


Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Mauritania - the so-called G5 Sahel countries - have proposed a regional task force designed to tackle the cross-border threat... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 6

44 MIGRANTS DIE OF THIRST IN NIGER WHILE CROSSING DESERT


A Niger official says at least 44 migrants have died of thirst after their vehicle broke down in the Sahara Desert... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 4

MACRON VOWS 'UNCOMPROMISING' FIGHT AGAINST MALI ISLAMISTS ON VISIT TO FRENCH TROOPS


Macron promised during his campaign that, if elected, one of the first things he would do was visit French troops engaged in foreign operations... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 535

PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON VOWS TO STEP UP FRENCH FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMISTS IN AFRICA


Visiting Mali days after taking office, Macron vowed to keep French troops in the Sahel region until there was no more Islamist terrorism there... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 63

MACRON SAYS FRANCE UNCOMPROMISING IN FIGHT AGAINST JIHADISTS IN MALI


Aside, Mali, the 3,000-strong force is fighting insurgents in the entire Sahel region comprising Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 5

EMMANUEL MACRON VISITS FRENCH TROOPS IN NORTHERN MALI


President Emmanuel Macron visited French troops fighting armed groups in the West African country of Mali on Friday, during his first official visit outside Europe... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 1531

EMMANUEL MACRON VISITS FRENCH TROOPS POSTED TO MALI ON ANTI-JIHAD MISSION


France's president Emmanuel Macron is highlighting his determination to crush extremism with a scheduled visit to French-led military forces fighting jihadist groups in West Africa... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 0

MACRON SET TO VISIT MALI'S RESTIVE NORTH TO BOOST TROOPS' MORALE, URGE UNIFIED FIGHT AGAINST TERROR


President Emmanuel Macron on Friday visits conflict-torn Mali, where French troops have been fighting jihadis for four years, in his first official visit o... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 0

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HOSTAGES SEIZED IN ATTACK ON RADISSON HOTEL IN MALI


In August United Nations workers were killed in an assault on a hotel in central Mali... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 8572

THE WORLD'S DEADLIEST U.N. MISSION


Already, the United Nations has tried to adapt in Mali... READ MORE

19th February, 2017 3554

MALI HOTEL ATTACK: GUNMEN HOLD 138 HOSTAGE AT RADISSON BLU AS THIRD BODY FOUND AT PARIS TERRORIST LAIR - LIVE


After the Paris attacks the other asylum-seekers at the shelter in Arnsberg, who are Syrian, reported him to police... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 3439


Anyone arriving from affected West African countries without having had confirmed contact with Ebola victims will be subject to monitoring by public health officials... READ MORE

25th October, 2014 3158

MALI GUNMEN WERE HUNTING FOR AIR FRANCE STAFF AT RADISSON HOTEL


Security guards say attackers were looking to kill french citizens in retaliation for the country's military campaign in mali... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 3099

AT LEAST 27 KILLED IN MALI HOTEL SIEGE; 2 GUNMEN DEAD


BAMAKO, Mali -- Malian security forces, aided by U.S... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 2992

'JIHADISTS WERE GOING TO BURN IT ALL'


Haidara stayed in jihadist-occupied Timbuktu for a month, covertly organising the hiding of his manuscripts in family houses... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 2224

MALI BAR ATTACK KILLS FIVE IN BAMAKO


Ctv news french belgian among 5 killed during attack on restaurant in mali 3 hrs ago... READ MORE

7th March, 2015 2214

SUICIDE BLAST KILLS DOZENS AT ARMY BASE IN MALI'S GAO


We also talk about the ongoing concerns of abuses of the Mali security forces... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 1884

AT LEAST 20 HOSTAGES DEAD IN SIEGE OF HOTEL IN MALI, OFFICIAL SAYS


Mali has faced repeated attacks from militants linked to al-Qaeda and other factions, but the Islamic State does not have major footholds in the region... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 1782

TWELVE KILLED IN SEVARE, FOUR UN WORKERS SAVED


The gunmen had retreated to the hotel after attacking the Malian army facility which is only 20 metres from the hotel... READ MORE

8th August, 2015 1590

TWO DIE IN DUTCH UN HELICOPTER CRASH


Mali conflict A Dutch UN helicopter has crashed near Gao in northern Mali, killing its two crew members, the Dutch defence ministry has said... READ MORE

17th March, 2015 1243

DEATH TOLL FROM HAJJ STAMPEDE REACHES 2411 IN NEW ESTIMATE


A virtual news blackout on the disaster has prevailed in Saudi Arabia's news media since... READ MORE

10th December, 2015 1175

AMERICAN NON-GOVERNMENT WORKER REPORTEDLY KIDNAPPED IN NIGER


At least two people reportedly killed by gunfire as hostage taken from Niger town of Abalak across the border to Mali... READ MORE

15th October, 2016 1090

MALI HOTEL HOSTAGE STAND-OFF OVER, US SAYS


An attack by suspected Islamist militants who took 170 people hostage at Radisson Blue Hotel in the Malian capital is over, US officials say... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 1086

PHOTOGRAPHER S INCREDIBLE SELFIE FROM BURJ KHALIFA SHOWS WORLD AT HIS FEET


Mr. Ban's special envoy on the Ebola crisis, David Nabarro, also expressed doubts about achieving the Dec. 1 treatment goal in comments at the United Nations... READ MORE

23rd November, 2014 944

GRAPPLING WITH MY FAMILYS IDENTITY IN A POST-BREXIT EUROPE


Letter From London Grappling With My Familys Identity in a Post-Brexit Europe... READ MORE

24th December, 2016 883

BRUSSELS IS IN LOCK DOWN FOR A SECOND DAY


Brussels is in lock down for a third day as police hunt for suspects over Paris attacks... READ MORE

22nd November, 2015 834

ATTACKS SHOW EVOLUTION IN ISIS TARGETS OFFICIALS SAY


A Belgian counterintelligence official said the Islamic State operated cells like Mr. Abaaoud's based on language ties, such as a francophone group... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 827

TUAREG FACTIONS TO BOYCOTT MALI PEACE CONFERENCE


Despite continued French troop deployments, a UN peacekeeping mission and years of peace talks, Mali remains beset by unrest and ethnic strife... READ MORE

25th March, 2017 752

AT LEAST 27 DEAD AFTER ISLAMIST GUNMEN STORM RADISSON BLU HOTEL IN BAMAKO


Mali security forces have reportedly evacuated 12 hostages from the hotel, according to Mali government authorities... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 640

ERISON AND THE EBOLA SOCCER SURVIVORS


23 2015 11 50 Refusing to live in Ebola's shadow Erison Turay and others in Sierra Leone found new strength and solidarity on the soccer field... READ MORE

23rd July, 2015 567

NINE U.N. TROOPS KILLED IN WORST ATTACK YET ON MALI FORCE


Ten Chadian peacekeepers were killed in Mali last month, prompting accusations from Chad that its troops were being neglected by the U... READ MORE

3rd October, 2014 506

LEADING ROLE FOR FRANCE AS AFRICA BATTLES BACK


NDJAMENA, Chad -- Deep in the Sahara, late at night, a Reaper drone silently tracked a six-vehicle convoy crossing the desert into Niger from Libya... READ MORE

16th March, 2015 493

AUSTRALIAN SURGEON AND HIS WIFE KIDNAPPED IN BURKINA FASO


An Australian couple have nbsp been kidnapped by Islamic extremists in west Africa, a spokesman for the Burkina Faso government has confirmed. nbsp... READ MORE

17th January, 2016 473

'NO ELECTIONS HERE'


One candidate is kidnapped and ballot boxes torched in elections two years overdue and denounced by the opposition... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 470

HOTEL ATTACK IN MALI IS A SETBACK IN FIGHT AGAINST EXTREMISM


Hotel Attack in Mali Is a Setback in Fight Against Extremism... READ MORE

21st November, 2015 436

AMERICAN KILLED IN MALI WAS FORMER PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER, MOTHER


Datar was killed in the attack at a Radisson Blu hotel frequented by foreigners in the Malian capital of Bamako... READ MORE

21st November, 2015 429

GUNMEN KILL 16 IN MASSACRE AT IVORY COAST RESORT


Six armed gunmen attacked the Ivory Coast beach resort town ofA Grand-Bassam... READ MORE

13th March, 2016 416

SOLDIERS KILLED IN MALI ATTACK AS VIOLENCE SURGES


Eleven soldiers have been killed and five wounded in an attack on a military base in Mali as rival armed groups surrounded the city of Timbuktu... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 356


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