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By Baba Ahmed, Associated Press
A summit last month of the Economic Community of West African States put off imposing further economic and financial sanctions on Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso. They were suspended from the bloc following military coups and are under international pressure…
By Francis Kokutse, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, children under the age of 5 began receiving COVID vaccines, President Biden considers a pause on the federal gas tax, militants killed at least 132 villagers in Mali, Israel is headed for a new election,…
The killings happened when several villages in the Bankass area were attacked on Saturday and Sunday, the government said in a statement Monday.
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.
By Baba Ahmed, Krista Larson, Associated Press
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…
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.
In our news wrap Wednesday, wildfires are raging across California, forcing a statewide emergency, stretching crews to their capacity and leaving thousands under evacuation orders. Fires in the Bay Area and Napa’s wine country exploded overnight. Also, in Mali, soldiers…
By Baba Ahmed, Carley Petesch, Associated Press
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…
Mutinous soldiers detained Mali's president and prime minister Tuesday after several months of demonstrations calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's ouster.
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