Mali

Mali, officially the Republic of Mali is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres. The population of Mali is 19.1 million. 67% of its population was estimated to be under the age of 25 in 2017. Its capital is Bamako. The sovereign state of Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara Desert, while the country's southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Senegal rivers. The country's economy centers on agriculture and mining. Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, and salt. Present-day Mali was once part of three West African empires that controlled trans-Saharan trade: the Ghana Empire, the Mali Empire, and the Songhai Empire.

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Hundreds of jihadists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali, killing 71 soldiers,...

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Niger Jihadist Raid Shows Speed of Islamic State Expansion

The killing of 71 soldiers in Niger, which had been spared the surge in major militant attacks that...

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Mali set sights on political talks in bid to defuse jihadist crisis

Talks on finding a political solution to Mali's deepening crisis begin on Saturday, hampered by a...

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Scores of soldiers killed in Niger base attack

s attack which also left 12 military personnel wounded and others missing. President Mahamadou Issoufou cut short a trip to Egypt to return home...

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Militant Ambush in Niger Kills at Least 71 Soldiers, Army Says

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Jihadists Kill 71 Soldiers in Mass Attack: Niger Military

Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the border with Mali, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, in the deadliest raid ...

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Thug, 19, is guilty of gang murder of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie

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Jaden Moodie: Mother of murdered teenager condemns drug users for fuelling 'killing spree'

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Mother of murdered Jaden Moodie calls on people to question drug use

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At least 60 killed in Niger militant attack

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71 killed in Niger military camp: defence ministry

Hundreds of jihadists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali with shelling and mortars, killing 71 soldiers, the defence ministry said...

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France's Macron pays respects to soldiers killed in Mali, says battle goes on - Reuters

President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Monday to 13 French soldiers killed in Mali last week and...

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In Sahel, French troops hunt hidden menace of jihadist landmines

The unit commander's order crackles over the radio and the column of French armoured vehicles en...

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Macron Conditions Troop Presence in Sahel on West African Clarifications

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday demanded West African leaders dismiss growing anti-French sentiment across the region if they wanted France's military to continue its operations against ...

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India is set to make it easier to imprison and deport some members of its 200-million strong Muslim...

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Two Malian troops killed, seven injured in roadside bomb

Two soldiers were killed and seven were injured by a roadside bomb in central Mali on Monday, the...

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France’s Macron wants Africa’s approval on military presence

France will organize a Dec. 16 summit to discuss the issue with Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger and...

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Shrinking lake in Mali spells end of line for family of fishermen

Shrinking lake in Mali spells end of line for family of fishermen

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Macron Issues Stern Rebuke to West Africa after Mali Deaths

President Emmanuel Macron summoned West African leaders to France for talks following the deaths of...

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Mali: The Bloody Endurance Contest

December 9, 2019: Since May the French and local (G5) counter-terrorism forces have been fighting ISIL groups seeking to establish themselves in northeast Mali, near the Niger ...

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U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt open with win over Mali as Cameroon and Ghana draw

A goal from Mostafa Mohamed gave hosts Egypt a 1-0 win over Mali as the continent's Olympic football...

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Sahel expert warns against 'Fulani jihad' notion

As central Mali spirals into conflict, the spotlight has turned on the Fulani ethnic group, which has been accused of carrying out jihadist massacres...

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Adama Traore: Wolves winger selected in Spain squad despite Mali speculation

Wolves winger Adama Traore, who is eligible to represent Mali, has already played at youth level for...

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WhatsApp becomes battleground in Mali's jihad conflict

A digital war is unfolding in Mali alongside a jihadist conflict that has claimed thousands of...

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Mali president says stability at stake after deadly army base attack

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for citizens to unite behind the country's...

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Moussa Marega: Injured forward left out of Mali squad for Nations Cup qualifiers

FC Porto forward Moussa Marega has been left out of Mali's latest squad for their upcoming 2021...

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France claims death of top jihadist leader in Mali

France on Tuesday announced the death of a top jihadist leader in Mali as it sought to reassure the West African nation of European support in the fight...

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Adama Traore set for injury tests after being replaced in Spain squad by Sarabia

Traore will have medical tests to determine the severity of an injury that has forced his withdrawal...

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Despair, jihadism and revolt: Mali's torn heart

Not too many years ago, well-heeled foreign visitors flocked to the so-called Venice of Mali. The jihadist conflict that erupted in northern Mali in 2012...

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Mali’s president says existence of his country at risk after deadly jihadist attack

Mali's president has warned the very existence of his country is at risk after an attack by Islamic...

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