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Topic - Mali
Mali's top prosecutor says five bodies were discovered in two graves near a military barracks outside the capital.
Authorities have charged Mali's former defense minister and two other top ex-officials in connection with the slayings of 21 soldiers who had opposed a coup leader's rise to power, government officials said Friday.
Long before Mali captured the global spotlight as an al-Qaida training ground where French soldiers had to intervene, the West African nation was celebrated for producing some of the biggest stars in world music.
The landscape of Islamist terrorist groups is expanding in complex ways around the world, according to terrorism analysts who told Congress on Tuesday that while many groups have not formally aligned with al Qaeda, they share the original network's goals of killing Americans and establishing hard-line Islamic rule over various regions.
An official says two rockets have been fired at a French army base in northern Mali during a visit by France's top military officer, but missed their target and caused no casualties.
France's ambassador to the United Nations says Mali's peacekeeping mission will reach full troop strength in July, one year after it took over peacekeeping activities.
President Obama has dialed back his earlier optimistic assessment of global efforts to defeat al Qaeda. Instead of nearing defeat, the terrorist group is planting new roots in North Africa and the Middle East.
Germany has been called a reluctant giant - Europe's biggest power, but one that balks at a front-line leadership role beyond finance.
South Africa's players are "a bunch of losers" and the former World Cup host's national team is in a state of crisis, the country's outspoken sports minister said Monday.
Bordeaux missed the chance to move provisionally up to fifth place in the French league after losing 1-0 away to Bastia on Saturday.
A spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been wounded while pursuing suspects in an attack near a military camp in the country's north.
The convoy of cars bearing the black al Qaeda flag came at high speed, and the manager of the modest grocery store thought he was about to get robbed.
A bomb explosion killed several members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali in the troubled northern city of Kidal, a spokesman for the mission said Saturday.
Algerian army helicopters killed a top al Qaeda leader and four associates as they sped through the southern Algerian desert, a local official said Thursday.
Officials from Morocco, which has avoided the chaos of the Arab Spring, told their U.S. counterparts over the weekend that the North African kingdom's "human-centered" approach to counterterrorism and security could be a model for the Middle East and all of Africa.