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Three British Chinook helicopters fully operational in Gao

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The three British CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Gao, Mali, are now officially cleared to perform operational missions for the benefit of...

Trial of Islamist Mali police chief charged with amputations underway

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The trial of a Mali Islamist former police chief accused of committing amputations during an occupation in 2012-13 by rebels who imposed...

Militants strike airports in northern Mali

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Militants struck at two airports in northern Mali with an explosives-laden truck and rockets, residents and a security source said, in attacks...

Malian troops fire on protest in Gao, two killed

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Malian soldiers opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in the volatile northern city of Gao on Tuesday, killing two and wounding several, two...

AQIM claims “battle” in northern Mali: SITE monitoring

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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said on social media that they had engaged in "battle" with "crusader occupation forces" in the...

Mortar rounds fired at north Mali town of Gao

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Unknown attackers fired at least three mortar rounds on Sunday at the town of Gao in Mali's desert north, which suffers frequent...

Suspected bomb makers killed in northern Mali blast

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One or two suspected bomb makers were killed in the northern Mali town of Gao on Monday when the explosives they were...

Inter-ethnic fighting in north Mali leaves 30 dead

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Around 30 ethnic Tuaregs were killed in northern Mali's Gao region in localized fighting with ethnic Peuls, the Ministry of Defence said...

Violent protest in Mali’s Gao over talks to heal north

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Thousands of residents in Mali's northern city of Gao fought street battles with the police on Friday and torched the mayor's house...

Suspected Islamist fighters attack northern Mali city

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Suspected Islamist militants hit the northern Malian city of Gao with artillery fire on Monday, in the first attack on the insurgents'...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...