MALI | MALI

26-Nov-2019 to 11:39

Mali chopper collision leaves 13 French soldiers dead

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Thirteen French soldiers of the Barkhane Force were killed in the collision of two of their helicopters taking part “in a fight against jihadists” in Mali’s north-eastern town of Menaka, The French Foreign Affairs Ministry announced Tuesday in a statement seen by APA.

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13-Nov-2019 to 21:21

Armed group frees Mali prison inmates

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Armed men attacked the town of Diré, located in the Timbuktu region, on Tuesday night and released prisoners before setting fire to the prison, APA learned from a local source.

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06-Nov-2019 to 23:23

European special forces to deploy in Mali

APA- Bamako (Mali) — The fight against terrorism in Mali will soon enjoy a big boost with the proposed creation of a European Special Forces Unit, French Army Minister Florence Parly, on tour in the Sahel region, announced in Bamako.

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25-Oct-2019 to 21:04

Five teachers taken hostage in Mali

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Armed men suspected to be terrorists have raided the Korientzé Primary School in Mali's central region of Mopti on Friday, taking five teachers hostage.

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10-Oct-2019 to 09:28

Mali population demand foreign troops' exit

APA- Bamako (Mali) — The people of the city of Sévaré in central Mali have taken to the streets to demand the departure of foreign forces present in their country.

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02-Oct-2019 to 12:19

Mali: 25 soldiers, 15 “terrorists killed" in clashes

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Twenty-five members of the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) and 15 “terrorists” died in clashes that occurred Monday and Tuesday in the middle of the country, according to a statement by the government on Tuesday evening.

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26-Sep-2019 to 12:34

Bamako tanker truck death toll reaches 15

APA - Bamako (Mali) — The casualty following the explosion of a tanker truck in central Bamako, the Malian capital, has jumped from six to 15, according to a final report made public by the Director General of the University Hospital (CHU), Gabriel Toure, where several victims were evacuated.

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