Bamako

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least 27 people dead.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

Al-Qaeda-affiliated group claims Mali hotel attack

An African jihadist group affiliated with al-Qaeda claims responsibility for an attack on a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in the Malian capital Bamako.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

27 dead after Islamists seize luxury hotel in Mali's capital

27 people are reported dead after Malian commandos storm a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako with 170 people inside, many of them foreigners, that is seized by Islamist gunmen.

May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

UN chief slams Bamako shooting

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticises the Bamako shooting in Mali that left a Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed and another injured.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Bangladeshi UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

Militants open fire on two Bangladeshi United Nations peacekeepers in Mali's capital Bamako, killing one and wounding other, security sources say.

March 7, 2015
March 7, 2015

5 killed in Mali nightclub attack

Five people are killed in a machine-gun and grenade attack on a nightclub in Mali's capital, Bamako