A French police officer has been shot and wounded in the Malian capital, Bamako. His assailant was arrested and is being questioned by Malian police.
The bodies of the two RFI journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon have been taken back to the Malian capital, Bamako, and are due to be flown back to France later on Monday.
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita cut short his visit to Paris on Tuesday because of a recent outbreak of violence in the north of his country and a protests by troops in Bamako.
French President François Hollande arrived in Bamako on Thursday to attend ceremonies to mark the investiture of Mali's new president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
At least 24 people have been killed in flash floods in Mali's capital Bamako. Dozens of homes have been washed away and witnesses reported minibus taxis full of passengers swept off by the floods.
Although women represent 52 percent of Mali's 15.8 million people, there was only one female presidential candidate during these elections. In previous polls, fewer women voted than men.
People across Mali cast ballots yesterday in the country’s first presidential vote after more than a year of turmoil under a provisional, unelected government.
As Mali prepared for Sunday’s presidential election, in which nearly 6.9 million people have the right to vote, candidates, activists and voters got ready for the big day in the capital, ...
Today’s French papers are all about Mali and Sunday’s landmark vote and the hope that it may restore a sense of normality to the war-torn west African country.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) on Saturday denied a French claim that its leader in the Sahara has been killed in the French-led offensive in northern Mali.