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Stories with place: Mali
  • Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:07 am
  • DAKAR, Senegal - An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people, according to the latest World Health Organization count.

  • Senegal to send Mali 250 more peacekeeping troops 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:58 pm
  • DAKAR, Senegal - Senegal plans to send more peacekeeping troops to neighboring Mali, where international forces are trying to restore stability after jihadi extremists took over the country's north.

  • State TV announced members of Mali's new Cabinet 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:43 am
  • BAMAKO, Mali - State television has announced the members of Mali's new Cabinet, following the government's resignation earlier this month.

  • French forces find weapons cache in northern Mali 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:23 pm
  • BAMAKO, Mali - French forces say they have found a cache of weapons buried in the desert of northern Mali, which was overrun with jihadi extremists until a French intervention last year.

  • Ex-Mali prime minister: Government is incompetent 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 10:56 am
  • BAMAKO, Mali - Mali's former prime minister says he resigned because the country's new government is dysfunctional.

  • Mali starts process to confine armed rebels 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 1:17 pm
  • TIMBUKTU, Mali - The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says officials will soon begin the process of looking for barracks where armed rebels can be confined.

  • Timbuktu hosts reconciliation meetings for Mali 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:52 pm
  • TIMBUKTU, Mali - Hundreds of Malians are gathering in the northern desert town of Timbuktu this week in an attempt to reconcile wounds in this country, which was divided in two for nearly a year by Islamic extremists who amputated the hands of suspected thieves and whipped women for going out in public without veils.

  • Libya's guns free-for-all fuels region's turmoil 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:47 am
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothes and pets. Now it's Tripoli's biggest arms market, with tables displaying pistols and assault rifles. Ask a vendor, and he can pull out bigger machine guns to sell for thousands of dollars.

  • Detained Mali coup leader on hunger strike 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 9:29 am
  • BAMAKO, Mali - Lawyers for Mali's detained former coup leader say he is on a hunger strike to protest being moved to a town south of the capital.

  • French forces kill about 40 jihadists in Mali 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:22 am
  • PARIS - The defense minister says French forces have killed about 40 suspected jihadists in sweeps in northern Mali in recent weeks.