The French government announced on Thursday that a French soldier had been killed in Mali.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dissolved the constitutional court Saturday after political tensions sparked major anti-government protests in the capital Bamako.
Thousands of demonstrators rally in Bamako to demand security and economic reforms in the country.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on Tuesday that he would hold talks on establishing a new unity government, after weeks of escalating criticism from the country’s political opposition.
The Malian military has said Monday that 24 soldiers had been killed in an ambush by unidentified gunmen at the center of Mali.
Armed groups attacked two villages in Mali, killing 43 civilians.
Thirteen French troops were killed in a midair collision between two helicopters in Mali on Monday night.
The Malian army said that fifty-three Malian soldiers were killed in a militant attack on a military position in northern Mali on Friday.
United Nations Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, on Sunday reported a bomb exploding en route a UN forces vehicle in Aguelhok, northeast of the country.
At least 25 Malian soldiers were killed and 60 others have been missing after a suspected al-Qaeda-linked attack targeted two army camps in central Mali the government said.