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Mali: President Amadou Toumani Toure resigns (VIDEO)

President Amadou Toumani Toure formally resigned on Sunday as part of a deal with the coup leaders to bring stability back to Mali.

Mali: Tuareg rebels declare ceasefire

The end to fighting is intended to allow humanitarian aid to resume in northern Mali, a spokesman for the MNLA said.

Timbuktu falls to Mali rebels

The rebels have moved rapidly through northern Mali in the chaos following a March 22 military coup, seizing control of the keys towns of Kidal and Gao in recent days.

Mali: Tuareg rebels attack strategic garrison town of Gao

With a population of 87,000, Gao serves as the biggest garrison for the north, and lies just 1,000 kilometers from land-locked Mali’s capital, Bamako.

Rebels seize northern Mali town of Kidal

A spokesman for the rebel group National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) confirmed they were in control of the town.

West Africa's Ecowas gives Mali junta leaders ultimatum

West African leaders met in Ivory Coast on Thursday after abandoning plans to meet with junta leaders in Bamako, the Malian capital.

West African leaders abandon Mali mission

A mission to Mali by four West African presidents seeking to restore the country's democratically elected government was aborted today after the plane carrying the heads of state turned around mid-air due to security concerns.
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