Lizzie Dearden finds it’s almost business as usual at the hotel, but the luxurious bars and swimming pool complex are now shielded by blast-proof metal shutters and a 15ft-high security gate manned by gun-toting police and soldiers
The International Criminal Court is the first ever to charge an individual for war crimes against a historic and cultural monument
Beatrice Stockly explains the conditions which would see her freed in a video released by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
The couple were taken from their home in Djibo by an armed group overnight
Despite the return of the jihadists, and continuing violence, it is the French presence which has introduced a degree of stability
Reactions to Paris and Mali have been militaristic rhetoric brought about by ignorance and refusal to understand the injustices of the Middle East
Siege attack on Radisson Blu hotel in Bamoko was the latest bloody episode in Mali's long and vicious conflict
As many as 10 people are thought to have attacked the hotel in the country's capital Bamoka
Mali has a complicated recent history of insurgency and jihadist attacks
The deadly attack in the Malian capital of Bamako follows more than four years of increasing instability in the country
Malian security services have assaulted the building and are clearing the hotel 'room by room'
Early reports claimed as many as five people were killed
Deployment is likely to win UN Security Council approval
Sleeping passengers onboard were awoken by the sound of the boat breaking in half
The West African nation of Mali voted in presidential elections on Sunday just 16 months after the country descended into chaos in the wake of a coup led by mid-ranking army officials.
Home Secretary leads EU discussions on how to tackle terror threat from extremists returning from combat in Syria