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New Mali junta opens talks on transition to civilian rule weeks after overthrowing Irbahim Keita
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New Mali junta opens talks on transition to civilian rule weeks after overthrowing Irbahim Keita

Mali has long been plagued by chronic instability, a simmering jihadist revolt, ethnic violence and endemic corruption, prompting a clique of rebel colonels to take charge last month

Mali's president Ibrahim Keita resigns, dissolves Parliament after being arrested in military coup
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Mali's president Ibrahim Keita resigns, dissolves Parliament after being arrested in military coup

The rebellion came amid a growing protest movement in Mali over charges that the president had installed his own candidates in the recent parliamentary election

Mali suicide attack: Six persons dead, several injured in bomb blast at G5 Sahel headquarters in Sevare
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Mali suicide attack: Six persons dead, several injured in bomb blast at G5 Sahel headquarters in Sevare

A suicide attack in the G5 Sahel headquarters in Mali's Sevare claimed six lives and injured several others three days before a conference with French president Emmanuel Macron

Attack in Mali's Mopti region kills 32 Fulani civilians, including children, says local group leader
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Attack in Mali's Mopti region kills 32 Fulani civilians, including children, says local group leader

32 civilians were killed and 10 are missing after an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by traditional hunters, local officials said.

Mali government resigns months before presidential polls; authorities offer no reason
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Mali government resigns months before presidential polls; authorities offer no reason

Mali's prime minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Saturday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.

Mali: Nine dead as UN bases come under attack from six gunmen
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Mali: Nine dead as UN bases come under attack from six gunmen

Bamako: Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence in the country.

Mali tourist resort attack: 4 suspected jihadists killed after two die in Bamako's Kangaba Le Campement
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Mali tourist resort attack: 4 suspected jihadists killed after two die in Bamako's Kangaba Le Campement

Four assailants have been killed by security forces in Mali after an attack on a tourist resort popular with foreigners close to the capital Bamako, the country's security minister said late Sunday.

Deadly rocket attack on UN base in Mali kills three, injures 20
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Deadly rocket attack on UN base in Mali kills three, injures 20

Two UN peacekeepers and a civilian contractor were killed in a rocket attack Saturday on a UN base in northeast Mali, a week after a deadly siege at a Bamako hotel claimed by jihadists.

Mali hotel attack: Special forces arrest two suspects in Bamako
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Mali hotel attack: Special forces arrest two suspects in Bamako

Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according to a statement distributed Friday morning.

Mali begins three days' mourning for victims of hotel attacks; neighbouring nations join in
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Mali begins three days' mourning for victims of hotel attacks; neighbouring nations join in

Mali Monday started three days of national mourning for the victims of the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako, with neighbouring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea joining in a show of solidarity.

Mali hunts suspects after deadly hotel siege
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Mali hunts suspects after deadly hotel siege

Mali was hunting Saturday for suspects wanted over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead, mostly foreigners, as the president warned that no-one in the world could hide from terrorism.

After Islamist gunmen kill 27 in seige at Mali's Radisson Blu, govt declares emergency
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After Islamist gunmen kill 27 in seige at Mali's Radisson Blu, govt declares emergency

Suspected Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Mali's capital Friday, firing automatic weapons and seizing more than 100 guests and staff in a hostage-taking that has left at least 22 people dead.

Mali siege: Three dead as gunmen take170 hostage at luxury hotel in Bamako
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Mali siege: Three dead as gunmen take170 hostage at luxury hotel in Bamako

Gunmen went on the rampage at a luxury hotel in Mali's capital on Friday, seizing 170 guests and staff in a suspected Islamist hostage-taking that has left at least three people dead.

A history of violence: Timeline of unrest in Mali since January 2012
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A history of violence: Timeline of unrest in Mali since January 2012

A timeline of unrest in Mali since January 2012, after gunmen went on a shooting rampage at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in the capital Bamako taking hostages on Friday

Mali siege as it unfolds: Gunmen take 170 hostages, including 20 Indians, at Radisson hotel; three killed
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Mali siege as it unfolds: Gunmen take 170 hostages, including 20 Indians, at Radisson hotel; three killed

Gunmen went on a shooting rampage at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, seizing 170 guests and staff in an ongoing hostage-taking, the hotel chain said.

Gunmen open fire at Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali
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Gunmen open fire at Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali

Jihadists launched a shooting rampage in the Radisson Blu hotel in the centre of the Malian capital Bamako on Friday.

Mali restaurant shooting: Terrorists kill three Europeans and two locals
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Mali restaurant shooting: Terrorists kill three Europeans and two locals

Three Europeans and two locals were shot dead on Saturday in a busy restaurant in the Malian capital in what security sources described as a terrorist attack.