Fighting in the historic northern Mali town of Timbuktu this weekend left three Islamist fighters dead and five Malian troops wounded, the Malian army said Sunday.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was to meet Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré on Saturday after declaring France’s task in Mali 70 per cent accomplished.
Christopher Kirkley went to the north of Mali three years ago and came back with music taken from sim cards.
Heavy fighting has broken out in the centre of Gao, the largest town in northern Mali. A car bomb in the northern Mali town of Kidal has killed one person and injured another, according to a ...
French planes carried out major air strikes in northern Mali overnight, the army reports, after President François Hollande’s visit to the country Saturday.