Several Al-Qaeda militants are killed by a Malian army offensive near the Algerian border.
Mali’s army on Tuesday attacked an al-Qaeda base near the Algerian border, killing several militants, security sources said, nearly two weeks after the group said it had killed a British hostage.
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Gunmen kill at least 14 soldiers at a military base in Soumpi, central Mali.
Four UN peacekeepers are killed in a suspected Al-Qaeda attack in northern Mali.
The United Nations mission in Mali confirms that the Malian armed forces had retaken a UN Police base in Timbuktu from unknown assailants that attacked it earlier in the day.
Gunmen attack a Malian military checkpoint in the town of Léré, near the Mauritanian border with Mali, killing at least three soldiers and wounding two others.
Two Tunisian soldiers are killed and two wounded by a roadside bomb while hunting Al-Qaeda militants in a mountainous region near the Algerian border.