UN peacekeeper shot dead in northern Mali as attack on 'Blue Helmets' continues in conflict-torn country
A peacekeeper was shot dead by militants in northern Mali, the UN's mission to the country said, the latest in a spate of deadly attacks on "Blue Helmets"
International Solar Alliance: Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with eleven world leaders on sidelines of summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with the presidents of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on key issues, including developmental cooperation, besides holding parleys with leaders from nine other countries on the sidelines of the solar alliance meet
ARM's new Mali GPUs promise to bring AR, VR and ML functionality to more mainstream and low-end devices
In the announcement on its blog, ARM says that it only makes sense to support latest trends like AR, VR, ML and other such functions on mainstream devices.
Mali's prime minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Saturday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.
Terrorism and radicalisation are common challenges for India and Mali, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday, calling for greater international cooperation to deal with the menace.
UK special forces dog Mali wins exalted medal for saving hundreds of troops during war against Taliban
A UK special forces dog was on Friday awarded a medal equivalent to the country's highest military honour for his role in saving hundreds of troops from Taliban booby traps in war-torn Afghanistan.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Brazil played their worst game in two and half years, says coach after win
Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu on Saturday said they experienced their worst game in two and half years, after an unconvincing 2-0 win over Mali to finish third in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata.
A goalkeeping howler and Yuri Alberto's opportunistic late strike were enough for Brazil to beat Mali 2-0 in an uninspiring match and finish third in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata on Saturday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Flamboyant Brazil, aggressive Mali look to sign off on a high in bronze medal match
Their bid for a fourth title halted by England in the semi-finals, Brazil will seek a consolation win when they take on Mali in the third-place play-off of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in what could turn out to be a high-scoring match in Kolkata on Saturday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mali coach advocates for goalline technology after being denied goal against Spain
"The referee is a human being. He can commit errors," said Jonas Kokou Komla.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Spain's short passing game downs Mali; sets up final with continental rivals England
Spain's movement in intricate patterns with sharp one-touch or maybe two-touch passes caused a headache for Mali in the semi-final.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Abel Ruiz-led Spain showed their true pedigree to end Iran's giant-killing streak
Abel Ruiz is Spain's best bet to win the competition they have never won before. Having mostly flown under the radar for much of their time in India, Spain put their best foot forward in the quarter-finals.
Mali remained the last team standing from Africa as they prevailed over Ghana 2-1 in a FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal match played amid uninterrupted rain that caused waterlogging in Guwahati on Saturday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mali, Ghana face off in all-African battle royale for spot in the semi-finals
The northeast of India will witness an all-African battle royale between Ghana and Mali that will ensure the last team standing from the continent in the semi-finals.
Ghana had been beaten 1-0 by Mali in the final of the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations, and they would be determined to avenge that loss.
Ghana, who were the rightful winners of Group A, might have felt the heat in the early stages of the game but prevailed at the right time to set up yet another mouthwatering all-African contest with last edition's runner-up, Mali.
England underlined their title credentials with a classy 4-0 victory over Iraq to top Group F in a FIFA U-17 World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Saturday.
African champions Mali breezed into the knock-out rounds of the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a dominating 3-1 win over New Zealand in their final group game at New Delhi on Thursday.
Mali's defence is an area of concern and was widely exposed by Paraguay.
New Zealand, who arrived in India well in advance, are still searching for their first win in the country.