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New York: UN troop rotations in the peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) resumed on Monday with a new approval mechanism one month after they were suspended by the ruling junta, which accused 49 Ivorian soldiers of entering the country without permission. more
Mali: Guterres ‘shocked and outraged’ by reports of civilian massacres

New York: The Secretary-General issued a statement on Wednesday expressing his shock and outrage over reports that well over a hundred civilians have been killed in the past week, during ...

More resources need to help secure Mali, peacekeeping mission head tells Security Council

New York: The UN’s peacekeeping chief in Mali on Thursday, made an urgent call for adequate resources for the mission to carry out its mandate, and meet the growing demand to addres ...

Mali: Security Council warned of 'endless cycle of instability'

New York: A decade after civil conflict erupted in Mali, hopes for an early resolution to insurgency and strife have not materialized, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General ...

Mali's interim Prez Goita escapes knife attack after Eid al-Adha prayers

Bamako: Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita escaped a stabbing attack after Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in the capital, Bamako, his office said.

Mali's top court elects coup leader Col Assimi Goita as interim president

Bamako: Two days after a fresh coup in Mali, the country's constitutional court has named Colonel Assimi Goita as the transitional president, reported media.

Mali: UN chief says ‘complex attack’ against blue helmets may constitute war crime

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres condemned  on Saturday, a “complex attack” against the UN mission in the West African country of Mali.

Three French soldiers killed by explosive device during operation in Mali: Elysee Palace

Paris/Sputnik: Three French soldiers have been killed after their armored vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Mali on Monday morning, the Elysee Palace's press department ...

Swiss hostage killed by terrorists in Mali: Foreign Ministry

Zurich/Sputnik: A Swiss female citizen, who had been a hostage of terrorists in Mali for four years, has been killed, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said.

Three people injured in explosion of French military car in Mali : Source

Nouakchott/Sputnik: Three people have been injured in an explosion of a French military vehicle in Mali on Saturday morning, a military source told Sputnik on Saturday.