Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.
08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM
Government and local officials decided to stop the rescue in agreement with the families, the lawmaker said.
06 Jul 2017 8:02 PM
The accident occurred on Tuesday around 10 km outside the town of Bambari, around 300 km northeast of the capital Bangu./
06 Jul 2017 9:25 AM
Around 1.8 million South Sudanese have fled the country, making it the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.
05 Jul 2017 12:54 AM
The governor Diffa region said the village had been singled out because it was known for its resistance to the jihadists.
04 Jul 2017 6:18 PM
The narrator of the video, one of the hostages, says she hopes that French President Emmanuel Macron will come to her rescue.
03 Jul 2017 1:46 PM
The Seleka group leading to a wave of violent reprisals against the Muslim population by the Christian anti-Balaka militia.
03 Jul 2017 8:36 AM
Macron is joining the heads of state of these nations in Bamako where France's full support for the force will be announced.
02 Jul 2017 11:14 AM
The violence in the central town of Bria was between members of Christian 'anti-balaka' militias and ex-Seleka fighters, the sources said.
21 Jun 2017 10:50 AM
Captain Mohamed Hussein said the bomber posing as a milk delivery van sneaked into the Wadajir district headquarters in Mogadishu.
20 Jun 2017 5:20 PM
The Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen, said the attackers were from the Fula ethnic group and battled for ‘many hours’ at the resort.
20 Jun 2017 8:47 AM
A minister said that 36 hostages were freed after the incident at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on Sunday, most of them French and Malian.
19 Jun 2017 6:11 PM
Earlier tolls given by local people said 12 or 13 people had been killed but an official said 3 injured died in the hospital.
19 Jun 2017 4:58 PM
Four assailants were killed by security forces, Mali's security minister said late Sunday, without specifying if more were on the run.
19 Jun 2017 11:06 AM
Security forces who battled the gunmen at the site were continuing Sunday evening to search for the assailants who fled.
19 Jun 2017 8:38 AM
More than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed, authorities said.
19 Jun 2017 6:53 AM
Police said many victims were killed at point-blank range after being hunted down.
15 Jun 2017 6:10 PM
The audio clip was distributed on Monday on ISIS's channel on Telegram, an encrypted messaging application.
13 Jun 2017 8:50 AM
Demonstrators also protested against the arrest of people who were not fasting.
12 Jun 2017 11:22 AM
Saif al-Islam freed by armed group under amnesty law.
12 Jun 2017 2:48 AM