Mali Mauritius

Gunmen Attack Luxury Hotel in Mali Capital, 170 Taken Hostage

Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in a former French colony that has been battling rebels allied with al Qaeda for several years.

20 Nov 2015,

Picture of the Day: Photo du soldat français au foulard tête de mort

Cette photo dont tout le monde parle est l'œuvre d'Issouf Sanogo qui accompagnait les militaires français stationnés près de la préfecture de Niono ce jour-là.

23 Jan 2013,

The Mali Government Adopted

Leaders Acting Mali formed Wednesday, April 25 the first government of'' post-coup on March 22.

26 Apr 2012,

Mali: Former President ATT Refugee in Senegal Arrested Leaders Released

The events have accelerated Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Mali, with the exile of the former'' president Amadou Toumani Toure (ATT). He found refuge in Senegal.

20 Apr 2012,

Mali: Traore is a Temporary Cut in Two Countries

Dioncounda Traore (left in photo) was sworn in Thursday for an interim president of Mali with the almost impossible task to organize a presidential election'' in a country split in two since the proclamation of independence of the North.

12 Apr 2012,

Mali: Tuareg Rebels Proclaim the Independence of the North

The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad'' (MNLA), a major component of the Tuareg rebellion in Mali, declared Friday "the independence of Azawad" in a statement on its website and via its spokesman on France 24.

06 Apr 2012,

Rebels Enter Timbuktu, Mali Junta Capitulates

Tuareg rebels made a dramatic push across northern Mali on Sunday and entered the legendary desert town of Timbuktu, locals said, as the disorganised junta indicated it was ready to cede power.

02 Apr 2012,

ECOWAS Threat of an Embargo on Mali in 72 Hours

The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) threatened, Thursday, March 29, Mali of a "diplomatic and financial embargo" if the ruling junta since March 22 does not restore constitutional order within seventy-two hours after a meeting of heads of state in Abidjan.

30 Mar 2012,

Mali: The Junta Announces New Constitution

The ruling junta in Mali since the coup d'' State on March 22 announced Tuesday night to adopt a new Constitution, to 48 hours of the visit of several heads of state in West Africa that have raised the tone for "a rapid return to constitutional order."

28 Mar 2012,

Mali: Bamako Looting and Shortages

Bread and fuel began to run from Friday, March 23 in Bamako where, according to testimony of people'', the military coup loot petrol stations and shops and seized cars.

24 Mar 2012,

Mali: les Mutins Disent Contrôler la Présidence et Avoir Arrêté des Ministres

Des soldats mutins maliens ont affirmé jeudi à l'AFP avoir pris le contrôle de la présidence à Bamako après plusieurs heures de combats avec la garde présidentielle et avoir arrêté des ministres, dont celui des Affaires étrangères, Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga.

22 Mar 2012,