Friday, November 20
Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in a former French colony that has been battling rebels allied with al Qaeda for several years.
Wednesday, January 23
Cette photo dont tout le monde parle est l'œuvre d'Issouf Sanogo qui accompagnait les militaires français stationnés près de la préfecture de Niono ce jour-là.
Thursday, April 26
Leaders Acting Mali formed Wednesday, April 25 the first government of'' post-coup on March 22.
Friday, April 20
The events have accelerated Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Mali, with the exile of the former'' president Amadou Toumani Toure (ATT). He found refuge in Senegal.
Thursday, April 12
Dioncounda Traore (left in photo) was sworn in Thursday for an interim president of Mali with the almost impossible task to organize a presidential election'' in a country split in two since the proclamation of independence of the North.
Friday, April 06
The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad'' (MNLA), a major component of the Tuareg rebellion in Mali, declared Friday "the independence of Azawad" in a statement on its website and via its spokesman on France 24.
Monday, April 02
Tuareg rebels made a dramatic push across northern Mali on Sunday and entered the legendary desert town of Timbuktu, locals said, as the disorganised junta indicated it was ready to cede power.
Friday, March 30
The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) threatened, Thursday, March 29, Mali of a "diplomatic and financial embargo" if the ruling junta since March 22 does not restore constitutional order within seventy-two hours after a meeting of heads of state in Abidjan.
Wednesday, March 28
The ruling junta in Mali since the coup d'' State on March 22 announced Tuesday night to adopt a new Constitution, to 48 hours of the visit of several heads of state in West Africa that have raised the tone for "a rapid return to constitutional order."
Saturday, March 24
Bread and fuel began to run from Friday, March 23 in Bamako where, according to testimony of people'', the military coup loot petrol stations and shops and seized cars.