The latest warnings from Algeria concerned Mauretania, Burkina and northern Nigeria.
In Mali, you should be ok as long as you stay south and west of Mopti/Sevaré.
I would like to say that Pays Dogon is safe, but if they can snatch you in Hombori, further east, they can surely do it in the falaise also, or across the border in N Burkina.
If you go say Sikasso - Bamako I don't see how anything could go wrong.
Mauretania is where the algerians warned the next episode would take place - but where? The mauri army is better prepared. The other day they had the largest army parade ever in Nouakchott. A few days before they arrested a bunch of islamists.
Nouakchott affiche sa puissance militaire