Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Jean-Marc Ayrault are in Mali to pledge their support of a peace agreement between the government and rebel groups, while violence continues in the north. DW's Dagmar Engel reports from the Malian capital of Bamako.
Germany's Bundeswehr has supported a UN mission in Mali for nearly four years. DW takes a look at what it does there and the mission's role within Germany's larger Africa and Sahel strategy.
Two German army pilots have died after their helicopter crashed near Gao, eastern Mali. At the time of the crash, the helicopter was monitoring "confrontations."
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is in Mali to visit the troops and meet with her French counterpart. It comes after two German pilots died in a crash.
Germany's Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, ended her West Africa trip with discussions in Mali. Germany has agreed to provide long-term peacekeeping assistance in the Sahel region.
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