Friday 08 February, 2013 15:32:57A suicide bomber has attacked a checkpoint in northern Mali, killing only himself, in the first known suicide bombing since French military forces intervened in the country.
Thursday 24 January, 2013 10:14:20One wing of Mali’s Ansar Dine rebel group has split off to create its own movement, saying that they want to negotiate a solution to the crisis in Mali.
Tuesday 22 January, 2013 08:38:55Malian forces have regained control of the strategic town that was under extreme Islamist rule for four months, as the French-led military intervention pushed northwards in its second week.
Monday 21 January, 2013 12:43:07French troops, backed by helicopters and planes, have advanced on the key Malian town of Diabaly, seized a week ago by Islamic extremists.
Sunday 20 January, 2013 12:32:06Radical Islamists have fled a key Malian town on foot following French air strikes.