World Jun 07Mali junta leader sworn in as president after 2nd coup
The inauguration ceremony for Col. Assimi Goita in the capital Monday came as Mali faces increasing isolation from the international community over the junta's power grab.
World May 25Mali’s coup leader wrests back control of the government
The move came a day after the two leaders were arrested by the military following their announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle. The move also raised concerns that the new political unrest could further destabilize efforts to control Mali’s long-running Islamic…
World Aug 21Hundreds march in Mali to celebrate military coup against former president
The people that gathered Friday in Bamako's central Independence Square are mainly supporters of Mali's opposition coalition who had demonstrated since June for Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step down from power.
World Aug 19Mali coup leaders vow elections amid widespread condemnation
The junta that forced Mali’s president to resign urged people to go back to business as usual, seeking to normalize their coup amid global condemnation from leaders who feared the power grab would only further mire West Africa’s fight against…
World Aug 18Mali’s president and prime minister held by mutinous troops
Mutinous soldiers detained Mali's president and prime minister Tuesday after several months of demonstrations calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's ouster.
World Jun 05French forces kill al-Qaida’s North African commander
France's defense minister says the French military and allied forces in Mali have killed the longtime leader of al-Qaida's North African arm, in what would be a major victory for France after years of battling jihadists in the Sahel.
World Mar 26Mali opposition leader abducted with campaign team
The leader of Mali's political opposition, Soumaila Cissé, and members of his campaign team have been taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in the north.
World Jun 10Ethnic massacre in central Mali leaves 95 dead, officials say
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack on the ethnic Dogon village, though tensions have been high since an ethnic Dogon militia was accused of carrying out a massacre in March that left at least 157 dead.
World Mar 24Death toll from central Mali massacre up to 134, says UN
The death toll from a massacre in a central Malian village rose to 134 dead, the U.N. said, as new video emerged Sunday showing victims strewn on the ground amid the burning remains of their homes.