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28 Nov 2019
Not a single train has travelled on the line connecting the capitals of Mali and Senegal since May 17, 2018, when the company collapsed. Knee-high weeds grow on the track at Bamako station. But even today, many of the railway's workers -- unpaid but still technically employed -- still show up at the station, a colonial-era bijou in ochre stone, complete with clock and signs for the ticket office.
27 Nov 2019
Mali's president on Tuesday expressed his sympathies to France and said his country was grateful for the work of the French soldiers who died in a helicopter crash a day prior.
21 Nov 2019
Twenty-four Malian soldiers were killed and 29 wounded in an attack on an army patrol in northern Mali on Monday (November 18) in which 17 militants were also killed, a spokesman for the army said.
21 Nov 2019
Observers Direct: Standing up to slavery in southwestern Mali
16 Nov 2019
Descent-based slavery in Mali and the African migrants stranded in Mexico
10 Nov 2019
Since 2012, Mali has slowly slid into chaos as Islamic terrorist groups linked to al-Qaeda have gained ground. Over the years, the violence has swept from the country’s north. With many young people, mostly Fulani herders, now also struggling with unemployment, they are turning to the jihadist groups and joining their ranks in a bid to escape poverty.
4 Nov 2019
A suspected terror attack has killed at least 35 people in Mali. Islamic separatists carry out regular attacks in the region.
5 Oct 2019
At least seven people died and nearly 50 people were injured in the explosion of a tanker truck following an accident in the Malian Capital Bamako, according the the Malian government.
26 Sep 2019
Several babies being treated at Mali's top pediatrics ward had to undergo amputations after contracting an infection at the hospital. Doctors say they lack equipment and personnel.
28 Aug 2019
More than 1,000 trucks loaded with merchandise are blocked at the entrance to Mali's capital Bamako on the fourth day of protests against the poor state of the country's roads.
2 Jul 2019
Armed attacks on Fulani communities in central Mali have left 23 dead. The rivalry between Fulani herders and Dogon farmers has escalated in recent years with the rising presence of armed Islamist groups.
19 Jun 2019
Local mayor says 41 people killed in the latest attack in central Mali

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