At least 14 reported slain in attack on ethnic Dogon villages in Mali

World Jun 19, 2019

At least 14 reported slain in attack on ethnic Dogon villages in Mali

At least 14 people were killed in an attack on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, local officials said Tuesday. No group immediately claimed responsibility for Monday's attack but Mali has seen a spate of violence this year between ethnic Dogon and Fulani communities. The ...

At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

World Jun 11, 2019

At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in a central Mali village overnight, government officials said Monday, the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict driven by fear and suspicion over alleged ties to extremist groups once limited to the West African country's north. There ...

Islamic State leader killed in French airstrike in Mali: army

World Aug 28, 2018

Islamic State leader killed in French airstrike in Mali: army

A top jihadi leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara group, an aide and two civilians have been killed in northeastern Mali by a French airstrike, the French command center in Paris said Monday. "Commandos deployed on the ground (after the airstrike) confirmed ...