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Mali: At least 31 civilians killed after militants attack bus

Thirty-one people were killed in central Mali after militants attacked civilians in a bus going towards the market, officials said. Gunmen opened fire and killed the driver, before setting the bus on fire, according to authorities. Most of the victims were women, according to the EFE news agency. The deadly attack is the latest in […]

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West Africa bloc sanctions Guinea and Mali over coups

West Africa’s main regional bloc has imposed sanctions against the military government in Guinea and those slowing Mali’s post-coup transition. The move on Thursday was agreed at an emergency summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Accra to respond to last week’s putsch in Guinea and perceived slow progress towards constitutional […]