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Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre

Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre

Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, officials said Monday.

Mali gets new government after protests

Mali gets new government after protests

Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said.

Militants kill 18 Mali civilians in double ambush: officials

Militants kill 18 Mali civilians in double ambush: officials

Armed men killed 18 civilians in two ambushes in Mali's restive central region, officials said Friday.

Amir sends message to Mali president

Amir sends message to Mali president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani sent Wednesday a written message to Mali President Ibrahim Boubaker Keita, pertaining to the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of supporting and developing them

12 soldiers die in militant attack in Mali

12 soldiers die in militant attack in Mali

Suspected jihadists killed at least 12 soldiers in an attack Sunday in central Mali, a security source told AFP, updating an earlier toll.

Mali soldiers, spooked by friendly fire, shoot civilians

Mali soldiers, spooked by friendly fire, shoot civilians

Malian soldiers shot dead at least one villager and injured others after a detonation they mistook for an attack in a region plagued by jihadist violence, residents and a military source said Tuesday.

Six die in Mali attacks as UN urges end to 'spiral of violence'

Six die in Mali attacks as UN urges end to 'spiral of violence'

Six people have been killed in attacks on villages of the Dogon ethnic community in central Mali, local officials and a security source said as the UN mission called for an end to the "spiral of violence" afflicting the region.

More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

More than 130 people were killed in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali on Saturday, the United Nations said, as a delegation visited the country.

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: security sources

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: security sources

Seventeen civilians were killed and 15 were wounded in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, security sources and a local official said on Wednesday.

French forces strike militants in central Mali

French forces strike militants in central Mali

French warplanes struck a group of militants in central Mali over the weekend, killing or wounding 15 of them, the defence ministry in Paris said Monday.

French PM urges joint stand against militants in Sahel

French PM urges joint stand against militants in Sahel

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday urged partners to stand with Paris in driving back militant violence in the Sahel.

Three UN peacekeepers killed by suspected bandits in Mali

Three UN peacekeepers killed by suspected bandits in Mali

Three UN peacekeepers in Mali have been killed by suspected bandits while travelling on leave along the road from the capital Bamako to neighbouring Guinea, sources said.