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Malians vote amid tight security
Observers report low turnout as country returns to constitutional rule following 2012 military coup.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2013 19:12 GMT
Violent protest as Northern Mali talks begin
Thousands take to the streets in Gao, burning cars and the mayor's house, over alleged tampering with delegates list.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 07:20 GMT
Q&A: France's connections in Africa
Dr Lansine Kaba, a leading historian on Africa, discusses the status of French-African relations today.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 12:51 GMT
Crossing the Sahara in a different era
The world's biggest desert is now a virtual war zone, but its history is more peaceful than often assumed.
William G Moseley
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 13:02 GMT
A grand project for the next Malian president
In order to complete a political transition and reconcile Malian factions, the presidential election is needed.
Intagrist El Ansari
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 11:03 GMT
Mali: Steps towards peace?
As an agreement is reached between the government and Tuareg rebels, we ask if this will signal an end to the crisis.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 13:13 GMT
Fighting continues as rebels hit north Mali
Seven people were killed in fighting between rebels and Malian and French forces in northern town of Gao.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 05:20 GMT
French hostage 'executed' in Mali
Man claiming to be spokesman for al-Qaeda says Philippe Verdon beheaded "in response" to French intervention in Mali.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 07:58 GMT
UN warns of reprisal attacks in Mali
UN Human Rights Chief says revenge attacks risk driving Mali into a catastrophic spiral of violence.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 20:55 GMT
Mali troops hunt for rebel holdouts in Gao
House-to-house search leads to arrests of suspected fighters involved in Sunday's surprise attack on northern city.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 04:01 GMT
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