A French legionnaire has been killed in a suicide attack in northern Mali, the ninth soldier to have died since the French intervention there in 2013.
A French Mirage fighter jet has crashed in Niger on its return from a mission in Mali. The crew of two suffered no injuries, according to the French military.
Mali’s three main Tuareg separatist groups have signed a ceasefire with the government – a “first step” towards political negotiations, a rebel leader told RFI on ...
France has called for an immediate ceasefire in the town of Kidal in northern Mali.
France is to delay plans to redeploy troops in northern Mali to other countries in the Sahel region following the weekend’s clashes between Tuareg separatists and Malian troops.
France is to name an anti-terror czar for the Sahel region, to be based in Dakar, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls announced on a visit to the Senegalese capital Friday.
RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were murdered because their kidnappers' vehicle broke down.
At least 35 people have been detained in the inquiry into the murder of RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Kidal, according to sources in Mali.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Friday declared herself "troubled" by TV footage of four hostages who returned to France on Wednesday after three years as prisoners of Al-Qaida.
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.