Rebels Tighten Control of Mali's North
After taking control of parts of Northern Mali from the army earlier this year, the Ansar Dine rebels say they will not be giving up control of the seized territory.
While hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by fighting, several have also been subject to human rights violations, says Amnesty International. Read more »
After the coup in Mali, followed by the the effective splitting of the country by rebel forces in the north - which are themselves at odds - regional and continental bodies face an ... Read more »
Sankore mosque, Timbuktu, Mali.