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Serge Daniel

    Two French journalists found dead after being kidnapped in Mali
    Two French journalists found dead after being kidnapped in Mali
    Two journalists with Radio France Internationale (RFI) were found dead on Saturday after being kidnapped by armed men while working in Mali's...
    Keita cuts short France visit amid renewed fighting in Mali
    Keita cuts short France visit amid renewed fighting in Mali
    Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will on Tuesday cut short a visit to France amid renewed fighting between insurgents and the military in the...
    UN peacekeepers replace African troops ahead of Mali polls
    UN peacekeepers replace African troops ahead of Mali polls
    A 12 600-strong force officially on Monday replaced the Afisma military mission, which has been supporting French soldiers who entered Mali in...
    UN peacekeepers to take over from African soldiers in Mali
    UN peacekeepers to take over from African soldiers in Mali
    The United Nations soldiers will take over from African troops in conflict-scarred Mali from Monday.
    Clock ticks as Mali scrambles to organise upcoming elections
    Clock ticks as Mali scrambles to organise upcoming elections
    The agreement, reached on Tuesday after 10 days of tense negotiations, will enable Malian troops to enter the Tuareg-held city of Kidal in the...
    Mali sets date for presidential election
    Mali sets date for presidential election
    A Cabinet communiqué seen by Agence France-Presse marked the first official confirmation of the date of the poll, seen as...
    More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
    More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
    The head of Russia's arms export agency said it had delivered small amounts of light weapons for Mali's poorly equipped and deeply divided...
    UN ponders sending peacekeepers to Mali
    UN ponders sending peacekeepers to Mali
    After announcing plans to start withdrawing its 4 000 troops from Mali in March, France called for a peacekeeping force to take the baton, the French...
    French troops enter last main rebel-held town in Mali
    French troops enter last main rebel-held town in Mali
    The arrival in Kidal on Wednesday comes days after the French-led capture of Gao and Timbuktu in a three-week offensive that Paris now hopes to...
    African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
    African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
    Meanwhile, African forces were moving towards Mali's centre on Thursday.
    Malian civilians form militia to combat extremists
    Malian civilians form militia to combat extremists
    Some barefoot, others wearing plastic shoes, a ragtag group of Malians shout "one, two, three!" as they throw up their knees during a...