Mali military frees president, prime minister
Mali's interim president and premier have been released, a military official said Thursday, three days after they were detained and stripped of their powers in what appeared to be the country's second coup in nine months.
Mali interim leaders resign 'before mediator': junta aide
Mali's interim president and prime minister resigned as part of mediation efforts Wednesday after being arrested in an apparent second military coup in nine months, a top junta aide said.
Nigeria calls for immediate release of Mali’s interim president, prime minister
The Federal Government on Tuesday called for the immediate release of Mali's interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane. “The Federal Government of Nigeria, therefore, calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the President and Prime Minister," Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Ferdinand Nwoye said in a statement. “The key actors of…
Malian army detains leaders, triggering condemnation, coup fears
Malian officers upset with a government reshuffle have detained the president and prime minister at an army camp outside the capital, triggering broad international condemnation and demands for their immediate release.
Mali interim govt hopeful of imminent end to sanctions
The office of Mali's interim president Bah Ndaw said Thursday that West African leaders may lift economic sanctions imposed against the country after a military coup in August.