Why Mali Is the Deadliest Nation for UN Peacekeepers
More UN soldiers have been killed in Mali than anywhere else the world body has a peacekeeping mission. That's mainly because there is no peace to keep in an active war zone.
Locals In Northern Mali Join Islamist Militants In Hating On French, UN Troops
Along with UN peacekeepers, there are thousands of French soldiers fighting Islamists in Africa — and now tensions are emerging with the local population.
Two Militant Groups Make Dueling Claims to Deadly Hotel Siege in Mali
Two different Islamist militant groups have laid claim to the recent attack on a hotel in central Mali that left 13 people dead, including five UN peacekeepers.
Five UN Employees Killed After Militants Take Hostages at Hotel in Mali
Several hostages were freed after a standoff in central Mali that ended with at least 13 casualties, including three attackers and five soldiers.
Police in Mali Nab 20 Suspected Islamist Militants on Bus Bound for Capital
Mali’s capital Bamako used to be considered safe, but a recent wave of attacks has led to a redoubling of counter-terrorism efforts in the country's south.