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By Baba Ahmed, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
Armed men attacked an army camp in Mali near the border with Mauritania, killing 19 soldiers Sunday, the armed forces said.
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.
By Baba Ahmed, Krista Mahr, Associated Press
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.
By Monica Villamizar
The music of Mali's Tuareg people is music of resistance. Master traders of the Sahara desert for millenia, they've never enjoyed significant political power, and their musical culture reflects that frustration and struggle. But times have been tough for these…
By Larisa Epatko
North Korea’s missile program dominates news coverage, but the humanitarian situation there is equally dire, according to a report released this week by aid organization CARE.
By Roni Dengler
Biologists working in Mali found an invasive tree also doubles as a buffet and a haven for malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, facing a Friday deadline, the Senate failed to advance a federal spending bill to keep the government in operation. And, the Syrian government’s offensive to take back Aleppo has shifted into high gear.
Four years ago, 16 holy tombs in Timbuktu, dating back to the 14th century, were demolished in an attack by Islamic militants. In the first-ever war crimes trial for cultural destruction, one of the men involved admitted his guilt and…
By Corinne Segal
Senegal-based photographer Vincent Tremeau asked children in four African countries: "What do you want to be when you grow up?"…
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