Tiemoko Diallo

Tiemoko Diallo

Tiemoko Diallo

 

Keita wins Mali elections

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, an ex-prime minister with a reputation for firmness, has won Mali's presidential election.

Mali rebels attack Timbuktu

Residents say insurgents are besieging Timbuktu as they take their fight for a homeland for the nomadic Tuareg to one of the last government holdouts.

Landmines kill 11 in Mali desert conflict

At least 10 civilians and one soldier were killed in northern Mali on Thursday when their vehicles hit landmines planted by suspected Tuareg rebels. The casualties in the north of the Sahel state followed three attacks this week by the Malian rebels in the desolate mountain region near the border with Algeria and Niger.