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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
France seeks UN peacekeepers for Mali
French foreign minister says UN force could be in place by April, incorporating troops from African countries.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 03:38 GMT
France battling rebels in Mali's north
Fighting continuing outside main northern towns of Gao and Timbuktu, as France renews call for UN peacekeepers.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 19:43 GMT
World powers back UN force in Mali
Regional powers and representatives from world bodies discuss stabilisation and reconstruction at Brussels conference.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 00:47 GMT
Brussels conference focuses on Mali roadmap
Regional powers and representatives from world bodies discuss stabilisation and reconstruction after defeat of rebels.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 20:05 GMT
'Al-Qaeda fighters' arrested in northern Mali
Malian forces capture eight suspected al-Qaeda-linked fighters, as French jets target fuel depots near Algerian border.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 13:18 GMT
Algeria beefs up army presence on Mali border
Algeria puts more troops on its border with Mali to deter armed groups fleeing from the war in the West African state.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 17:07 GMT
France's Hollande to visit Mali on Saturday
President's trip comes three weeks into military intervention in former colony against al-Qaeda-linked rebels.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 12:17 GMT
French-led troops regain Timbuktu from rebels
Malian and French troops enter the ancient city of Timbuktu, but one northern town remains in rebel hands.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 08:26 GMT
French-led troops seize northern Timbuktu
Ground troops and paratroopers seize part of Malian city, and its airport, in overnight operation.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 19:07 GMT
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