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France begins withdrawing troops from Mali
First batch of 100 soldiers departs as France prepares to hand over operations to a UN-mandated African force.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2013 23:59 GMT
Suicide bomber attacks Mali's Timbuktu
Earlier in the day, a land mine explosion killed two Malian soldiers in the country's Gao region, east of Timbuktu.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2013 06:33 GMT
Malian refugees face difficult choices
About 50,000 Malians fled to Niger in 2012 and still have not been able to return home despite the French intervention.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 13:01 GMT
Heavy casualties in northern Mali fighting
At least 13 Chadian troops and 65 rebels killed in fierce clashes in Ifoghas mountains, Chad's military says.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 07:36 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
Mali rebels launch guerrilla attack on Gao
French general says armed rebels used canoes to cross Niger River for surprise strike on Malian army in northern city.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 10:49 GMT
Mali troops foil suicide attack near Gao
The situation remains tense after suicide attack on Friday, the first since start of the French-led military operation.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 22:29 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 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
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