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World - Africa
4/11/2022 10:20:29 PM
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock headed to Mali on Monday for talks with the junta amid uncertainty over the future of German troops there, a foreign ministry spokesman said.

World - Africa
1/11/2022 9:53:13 PM
Pressure on Mali's ruling junta increased Tuesday as France and the United States underlined their support for the West African bloc ECOWAS, which has slapped sanctions on the country over delayed elections following two coups.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:55:43 PM
Mali's strongman summoned his cabinet Monday for an extraordinary meeting after the West African bloc ECOWAS imposed stringent sanctions on the fragile Sahel country over delayed elections.

World - Region
1/9/2022 6:32:41 PM
West African leaders were expected to agree on a response to Mali's crisis on Sunday despite the military's eleventh-hour timetable to restore civilian rule, after a transition of up to five years was rejected.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 11:01:40 PM
A major coalition of Malian political parties on Sunday rejected the military-dominated government's plan for a transition lasting up to five years before the country returns to democratic rule.

World - Africa
12/15/2021 9:06:55 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday warned Mali's military rulers not to accept Russia's Wagner mercenaries, saying a deal would divert needed funds and further destabilize the African country.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 4:16:30 PM
The head of Mali's military-dominated government on Sunday promised west Africa's regional bloc he would provide it with an election timetable by January 2022.

World - Africa
8/9/2021 3:26:23 PM
Civilians are increasingly coming under attack as well, with hundreds killed since January in a series of mass killings in villages near the border of Niger and Mali

World - Africa
7/20/2021 1:30:00 PM
Goita was taken from the scene, according to the journalist, who said it was not immediately clear whether he had been wounded

World - Africa
6/11/2021 7:10:50 PM
The announcement comes after Colonel Assimi Goita, who led a coup last month, was named transitional president on Wednesday

World - Africa
6/7/2021 5:28:01 PM
Malian strongman Colonel Assimi Goita was sworn in as transitional president of the Sahel state on Monday

World - Africa
10/8/2020 2:52:00 PM

World - Africa
9/25/2020 2:12:49 PM
Junta leader Colonel Assimi Goita was sworn in as the vice president

World - Africa
9/21/2020 7:42:00 PM
The 15-nation West African regional bloc known as ECOWAS has insisted that both president and vice president of the interim government must be civilians warning that it would not lift sanctions on the country otherwise.

World - Africa
9/10/2020 5:55:00 PM

World - Africa
8/20/2020 1:14:34 PM
'By making this intervention, we have put Mali first,' Goita said in a broadcast that showed him meeting with the top officials of government ministries and urging them to resume work Thursday