Mali

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Matthew McConaughey: ‘Could this actually be a banner year, where things got started? A little evolution would be nice.’ Photograph: Devin Oktar Yalkin/The New York Times)

The actor on his life philosophies, securing roles, and his new memoir Greenlights Would it surprise you to learn that more than 30 years ago, b(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron and foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stand next to French aid worker Sophie Petronin (L) who was freed from captivity in the hands of Islamist insurgents. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/EPA

A 75-year-old French aid worker held hostage for four years by Islamic extremists in Mali has arrived home – and said she wants to return to her aid w(...)

A soldier stands next to supporters of the CNSP celebrating during a gathering at the start of two days of talks aimed at validating the terms of reference for a transitional government in Mali. Photograph: Michele Cattani/AFP via Getty

Mali’s new military rulers have been given a deadline of September 15th to appoint a civilian president who can lead a transition period, following la(...)

Police officers stand guard outside a Paris courthouse where 14 suspected accomplices in the Charlie Hebdo killings are on trial. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP via Getty Images

Daily challenges to rules on social distancing and face masks in court have struck some of the participants in the Charlie Hebdo trial as absurd and s(...)

Ladj Ly was born to parents from Mali and grew up in Montfermeil during the economic turmoil of the 1980s. Photograph: Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images

About 14 months ago, Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables premiered to something like a sensation at the Cannes film festival. Only obliquely related to the Victo(...)

A Somali baby receives a polio vaccine in Mogadishu, Somalia, back in 2013:  Eradicating polio requires more than 90 per cent of children to be immunised. Photograph: Ben Curtis

Africa was declared free of wild polio on Tuesday, leaving Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan as the only countries thought to still have the highl(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron said that while ‘we are living through a time of crises’, the Covid-19 trouble is chief among them. Photograph: Getty

French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrated near total harmony in their approach to great crises of the moment w(...)

The shipwreck occured off the coast of Zwara in Libya. Map: Datawrapper

At least 45 African migrants and refugees have perished in the Mediterranean Sea in the largest recorded shipwreck off the Libyan coast this year, UN (...)

Malians climb onto a police vehicle and cheer as it drives through the streets of Bamako on Wednesday. Photograph: H Diakite/EPA

The soldiers who ousted Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita have said they plan to set up a transitional government and hold elections in the west(...)

Malian troops, believed to be part of a detachment possibly mutinying, man an impromptu checkpoint  in Kati, Mali, on Tuesday. Photograph: AP Photo

Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was detained on Tuesday by mutinying soldiers in the capital Bamako, two security sources have told Reuters. S(...)

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