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Mass rape, amputations and killings — why families are fleeing terror in Mali

At refugee camps, reports are flooding in of horrific human rights abuses in a country once famous for its music and joyous lifestyle.

Nigeria says force inevitable if Mali talks fail

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says regional troops will intervene in extremist-occupied northern Mali if negotiations fail to yield a solution.

Adulterous couple stoned to death in Mali

A man and woman who had an adulterous relationship have reportedly been stoned to death by religious extremists linked to al-Qaeda, in Mali.

Mali’s military wives protest for release of their husbands

About 300 military wives have marched in Mali's capital Bamako to demand the release of their husbands who disappeared since a coup four months ago.

Ecowas threatens sanctions for attack on Mali’s president

The Economic Community of West African States says it will probe the attack on Mali's interim leader, threatening sanctions against those involved.

UN sounds alarm over attack on Mali’s president

The attack on Mali's president Diancounda Traore by angry protesters puts the post-coup transition in the West African country in danger, the UN says.

Mali’s president hospitalised after protesters storm palace

Mali's interim president Dioncounda Traore has been beaten and hospitalised after hundreds of protesters stormed his palace to demand his resignation.

Mali junta agrees to keep interim leader until elections

The chief negotiator for Ecowas says Mali's junta has accepted that the current interim president will stay in office until new elections can be held.

Malians riot as rebels impose Sharia law

Amnesty International says Islamist groups and insurgents are 'running riot' after a military coup deposed the Bamako government in March.

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