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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the death of a French soldier who became the latest casualty in the conflict-torn region.
If Amazon.com decides to fight the Pentagon’s decision to award a highly contested $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, it could act as early as next week.
The conflict in Mali which was reported a few days ago to have resulted in the killings of at least 25 soldiers and 60 more missing according to AFP news has caused 920 schools listed closed ― robbing displaced children the opportunity of schooling.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by the Reuters news agency.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday urged partners to commit to stand with Paris in driving back jihadi violence in the Sahel.
Two UN peacekeepers from Sri Lanka died and several were wounded on Friday in central Mali when their vehicle hit a mine, UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) sources announced.
China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.
At least three Malian civilians were killed and four foreigners working for a UN-contracted mine-clearing operation wounded in a suicide attack Monday in the country’s violence-hit north, the security ministry and other official sources said.
Vote counting was underway across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential runoff marked by violence, polling station closures and low turnout.
Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday appointed Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga - a former defence and foreign minister and intelligence chief - as the new prime minister, according to a decree read on state television.
Mali's Prime Minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Friday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.
The number of children facing starvation in conflict-ridden in Mali is increasing, the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.
Rival armed groups in northern Mali agreed to the return of a state governor to the desert city of Kidal for the first time in years as part of a ceasefire deal signed on Wednesday after weeks of fighting.
A former police chief of an al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group in Mali’s restive northern region of Gao has been sentenced to 10 years in jail.
Female faculty members at a flagship university in Egypt will not be able to wear the niqab, or full face veil, ruled the country’s top administrative court as it upheld a ban, state media reported on Monday.
A university in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, on Monday, cried out on social media for banning female students from wearing lipstick on campus.
Rafa Nadal tamed a spirited challenge from Nick Kyrgios with a superb performance to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 12th time.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.
A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.
Houthi rebels have gained ground east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in what the defence minister acknowledged as a "tactical withdrawal" by government loyalists.
A Lagos-based company director, Peter Owojuyigbe, was on Friday arraigned at the Lagos Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for allegedly stealing chemicals worth N59.9 million.
Lady Princess Onuoha (APC) (Mama Sure P) Defeats Hon. Obinna Onwubuariri (PDP) and Others with a wide margin, in the just concluded Okigwe North Federal Constituency rerun election.
The Spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in the state, Mr Peter Mwadkon, by gunmen who attacked their family house in Kwata Community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state.
The National Hospital says it has been recording high patronage on knee and hip replacement surgeries since 2015.