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Niger peacekeepers to remain in Mali
President says troops will stay and help stabilise neighbouring country despite ambush that left nine soldiers dead.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 11:03 GMT
Q&A: Northern Malians' push for secession
Spokesman for MNLA rebel group tells Al Jazeera people in the north have been marginalised and need autonomy.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 16:23 GMT
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
Al-Qaeda group kidnaps Mali Red Cross staff
Member of group calls team of five workers "enemies of Islam" but says they are alive and in good health.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 05:59 GMT
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
UN troops killed in Mali suicide attack
Armed fighters attacked army positions in northern Mali, killing at least two soldiers and a civilian.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2013 16:02 GMT
International praise for Mali elections
Voting passed without incident in first election since military coup threw country into turmoil.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 15:41 GMT
Malians vote amid threats of violence
Millions set to exercise their ballot to choose new president nearly a year after military coup and subsequent war.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 18:50 GMT
Niger says 'terrorists escaped' in jail raid
Officials say about 22 inmates, including some convicted of terrorism, missing after Saturday's incident in Niamey.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 02:16 GMT
Armed group claims Niger suicide attacks
At least 20 people killed in simultaneous blasts, but group responsible is said to have been "neutralised".
Last updated: 24 May 2013 07:54 GMT
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Unmasking Turkey's ISIL strategy
Palestine moves towards post-Oslo phase
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