In recent years, the Islamic State's Afghanistan-Pakistan chapter has been responsible for some of the deadliest attacks in those countries.
The battle took place near Niaki, 180 kilometres (110 miles) east of central town Mopti, the armed forces said in a statement.
The Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for the bombing, saying it was to protest the cartoons printed by the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Twenty-three wounded people were in hospital Tuesday, with seven in a critical condition, Vienna's hospital association said.
Captagon, a brand name, was originally for medical use but illegal versions have been dubbed "the Jihad Drug"
The death toll had risen from 59 after 10 more bodies were discovered in the countryside.
A Yazidi girl was held as a slave and allowed to die of thirst in the Iraqi city of Fallujah in 2015.
The attacker, a failed Tunisian asylum seeker, had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.
For the Kurds of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the destruction of the Islamic State means they will now have to fight Turkey to survive.
Islamic militants slaughter one another. Dozens killed in Eid al-Fitr attacks as Afghan holiday truce falters.
A two-day event was convened by French President Emmanuel Macron to coordinate efforts to reduce the terror threat in the long-term.
A former teacher of the Lantern of Knowledge School in Leyton has been found guilty of trying to recruit children as young as 11 into Isis-style terrorism.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been charged by a French judge for tweeting gruesome images of purported atrocities by Islamic State (IS).
Lebanon's Hezbollah produced a video game simulating the battlefields of Syria and allowing users to launch attacks on the Islamic State.
Sally Jones, a former punk rocker, from Kent, who married fellow jihadist Junaid Hussain, was thought to have died in a drone strike in Syria, along with her son JoJo, 12.
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the killing of a police officer in Srinagar.
Men leaving Europe to join Isis used to be the primary concern, lately that concern has turned to women returning from war zones.
Police swooped on Aweys Shikhey as he tried to board a flight from Stansted to Turkey, where he hoped to make his way to Syria and fight for Isis.
Linda Wenzel joined Isis aged 15 after being groomed online. Iraqi troops captured her hiding in the rubble of Mosul last summer as they liberated the city.
The prosecutor told the court that Aman Abdurrahman had pledged allegiance to Isis.
Afghan Taliban issues a rare open letter addressing Americans and "peace-loving Congressmen" to urge the White House in holding dialogue.
Aweys Shikhey, 38, from Tottenham, north London, was described as 'a terrorist hiding in plain sight' as the Old Bailey heard he also wanted to gun down Spurs supporters with AK47.
Around 138,000 houses and flats have been damaged or completely destroyed by the bitter conflict, say experts.
Two Britons, accused of being infamous Isis killers in the cell nicknamed The Beatles, should stand trial in the UK, Lord Carlile said.
Nato is considering a renewed commitment to a long-term training mission in Iraq as the US puts pressure on its European allies to help hold the country against Isis militants.
Turkish military faces its deadliest day in Operation Olive Branch as seven soldiers die during clashes with YPG Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin region.
50 battle-hardened Isis fighters feared to have entered Italy and may be attempting to infiltrate other parts of Europe, Interpol has warned.
The Iranian leader alleged creating instability in war-torn Afghanistan through the Isis is necessary to justify Washington's security presence.
The new footage was shared across various social media platforms in a bid to make up for the terror group's massive defeats in Syria and Iraq.
Muslim convert ex-soldier pledged allegiance to Isis before execution-style killing of security guard
Ex-soldier Joshua Cummings, 38, was found guilty of the first-degree murder of 56-year-old Scott Von Lanken, a transit guard, in Denver last year.