Troops assist a hostage to leave Radisson Blu hotel  in Bamako to safety

Photo by Harouna Traore - AP

Malian commandos have stormed Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali after Islamist gunmen linked to al Qaeda, took 170 people including many foreigners hostage. more

20 Nov 2015 17:08 Mali

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Mali’s President-elect - Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on his victory in last Sunday’s run-off Presidential election in the country. more

15 Aug 2013 00:00 Mali

International partners have pledged to support Mali’s political transition and development process, at a conference organised jointly by the Governments of Mali and France with the European Union. more

15 May 2013 23:55 Mali

The United Nations (UN) Security Council has agreed to a French proposal of a12,600-member peace-keeping force in Mali that will be authorised "to use all necessary means" to protect civilians and cultural artefacts. more

27 Apr 2013 00:00 Mali

5,592 Malian refugees crossed into Niger last week. The refugees, mainly women and children, are from the regions of Kidal and Menaka and travelled by foot or on donkeys. more

12 Apr 2013 00:00 Mali