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THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle heading to Mali

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Estonia’s military is deploying the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to Mali, where it will join peacekeeping forces there for support and surveillance missions. This...

Mali ethnic attacks

At least 18 civilians were killed in two related attacks last week in central Mali, the United Nations MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said, as the...

More Ivory Coast troops for Mali

Ivory Coast will more than quadruple its troop presence in the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Mali to 800, President Alassane Ouattara said,...

Mali military base attack was massacre revenge

Al Qaeda-linked militants in Mali claimed responsibility for thwe attack on a military base that killed at least 11 soldiers, saying it was revenge...

New Mali PM named

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister days after government resigned following pressure to respond to the vigilante...

Mali army base attacked

Gunmen attacked a Malian army base in a dawn raid killing 11 soldiers and burning the camp in western central Mali, the army and...

Mali struggles to disarm ethnic militia

Shortly after rolling into the central Malian town Koro to detain a leader of an ethnic militia suspected of massacring about 160 villagers, a...

Mali government resigns

The Mali prime minister and his government resigned four weeks after the massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked...

ISS: Another setback for stability in Mali

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On 5 April, thousands of Malians took to the streets of Bamako to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maïga and the...

Malians protest ethnic violence

Thousands rallied in the Malian capital Bamako to protest the failure of government and international peacekeepers to stem rising ethnic and jihadist violence, notably...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...