Al-Qaeda linked fighters have claimed responsiblity for the attack on an army barracks in the north that led to 60 deaths, as France has hinted at possible sanctions against opposition forces in the country.
Death Toll From Suicide Blast At Gao Army Base Rises
Al Jazeera, 19 January 2017
The death toll from Wednesday's bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali has risen to 77, a French army spokesman said. Read more »
Militant fighters (file photo).
Al-Qaida-linked Militants Claim Responsibility for Mali Suicide Bombing
VOA, 19 January 2017
An al-Qaida linked extremist group claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s suicide attack on a military camp in northern Mali that killed at least 60 soldiers and former… Read more »
France Weighs UN Sanctions Regime for Mali
RFI, 18 January 2017
France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed… Read more »
Islamist Group Abuses, Banditry Surge
HRW, 18 January 2017
Islamist armed groups in northern and central Mali have executed numerous people and are increasingly imposing restrictions on village life. The Malian government has largely been… Read more »
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