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Mali hit by first suicide bombing

A suicide bomber has blown himself up in Mali, the West African country’s first such attack and a sign that the al-Qaeda-linked fighters are shifting towards guerrilla tactics. The attacker rode a

Donors pledge millions for war-torn Mali

African leaders and international officials have pledged hundreds of millions of dollars at a donor conference in Ethiopia to support military operations against rebels in Mali. Dioncounda Traore, Mali’s president, thanked the