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Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves militia after massacre

Once considered a beacon of democracy and stability in Africa, Mali in recent years has been dogged by a coup, civil war and Islamist terrorism

Mali faces a turning point as the country prepares for legislative poll

Incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will be Mali's next president but an unremarkable first term, and a flawed election, could put a dent in his legacy

Mali opposition candidate vows to reject presidential election results

Soumaila Cisse: 'We have a large lead. We do not accept that our voice is stolen. This is why there are results we will not accept'

Mali counts votes after poll worker slain

On the eve of voting, authorities said they had disrupted a plot to carry out "targeted attacks" in the capital Bamako

Mali in presidential runoff in shadow of security crisis

After the July 29 first-round vote the pool of candidates was reduced from 24 to two

Suspicion of electoral fraud revives civilian tensions in Mali

In the north and centre of the country — shaken by jihadist violence and lawlessness — tension has been sharpened by the vote

Two dead in jihadist attack on tourist resort in Bamako

About 20 hostages freed by special forces

Rogue troopers storm Mali palace in coup d’etat bid

Renegade Mali soldiers claim to have seized the presidential palace and arrested several ministers after a gun battle, in an apparent coup d'etat.

Algerian troops enter Mali to fight al-Qaeda

Algerian troops have crossed into Mali to help government forces combat groups affiliated to al-Qaeda, officials and witnesses have said.

Mali blames French embassy attack on Tunisian

A Tunisian man who claimed to be an al-Qaeda member exploded a gas cylinder in front of the French embassy in Mali on Wednesday.

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