18 hrs ago
Mali hits Glastonbury: Rokia Traore, Fatoumata Diawara and more
When music was banned in Mali, the organisers of Glastonbury festival swung into action and invited the country's top acts over.
23 hrs ago
Mali and Tuareg rebels to sign accord
The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to rebels, has agreed to sign an accord with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province, officials said Tuesday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Terror tactics making children more vulnerable during conflict a " UN officials
Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui addresses the Security Council.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
UN report adds Syrian rebel force, Malian groups to 'list of shame' of child recruiters
The United Nations has added three Malian militias and Syria's main rebel force for the first time to an annual "list of shame" of armed groups that recruit children.
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Mali added to UN child soldier list of shame
Malian President Dioncounda Traore, African Union representative to Mali Pierre Buyoya, and representatives of the United Nations Special Envoy to Mali attend a meeting on June 12, 2013 in Bamako.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Thinking Aloud: The evocative 'I' word -Razi Azmi
The principles of international relations and human relationships, as well as alienation, discontent and revolt, operate universally irrespective of religion No, dear reader, this is not about the pronoun 'I' as in 'self' and certainly not about me.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Malian man deported to Africa after prison release
Idriss Abdelrahman pleaded guilty in April 2012 at federal court in New York to conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Mali wants to deploy its army in Kidal
Malian authorities are insisting on a military presence in the troubled northern city of Kidal before the country can hold presidential elections next month, the foreign minister said Tuesday.
Suicide bomber blows himself up in Mali's Kidal
Resident Ali Cisse said the explosion occurred around 11 a.m. in the Aliou neighborhood of Kidal, the same district where last week an unidentified gunman opened fire on a French convoy, lightly wounding a French soldier.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Tuareg group accused of expelling black residents
Black residents of the tense northern Malian city of Kidal say that the rebels from the lighter-skinned Tuareg ethnic group, who currently rule the city, are planning to expel the city's dark-skinned inhabitants.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Africa keen to strengthen ties with Iran: African ambassadors
TEHRAN In a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad late on Saturday, African ambassadors based in Tehran called for increased ties with the Islamic Republic.
Thu May 30, 2013
Mali youth hold sit-in against French tactics
Youth in the recently-liberated north Mali city of Gao are staging a sit-in to protest what they see as France's tacit support of the Tuareg ethnic group, including Tuareg rebels who control a major northern town.