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Mali leader calls for ceasefire with Tuaregs
President makes plea after Tuareg fighters say three armed groups now control Kidal after clashes kill several soldiers.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 12:19 GMT
Mali votes: Views from street
As Malians go to the polls, hopes are high the election will bring a better future.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 10:46 GMT
Abducted poll workers freed in north Mali
Election workers and deputy mayor released near northern city of Tessalit, a week before presidential vote.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2013 10:53 GMT
Mali hit by first suicide bombing
Attack in Gao marks fighters' shift towards guerrilla tactics as French troops continue advance in country's northeast.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 07:24 GMT
France continues strikes in northern Mali
Within hours of French President Francois Hollande's visit to the African country, French troops continue airstrikes.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2013 14:48 GMT
Mali military battles Taureg rebels in north
Country fears nomadic fighters once employed by regime in Libya have returned home to renew independence fight.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 17:27 GMT
Mali army repels Tuareg rebel attacks
After serving with pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya, tribal fighters engage Malian troops in effort to seize northern towns.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 19:34 GMT
A new crisis in the Sahel
Algerian forces cross into Mali as the possibility of another Tuareg rebellion looms over the region.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2012 11:46 GMT
'Secret hand' in French Sahel raid
Jeremy Keenan on why attempt to liberate French hostage was an 'unmitigated disaster'.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 15:25 GMT
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