WorldViews: Mali


Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Mali's coup leader: 'Coup isn't a nice word'

Captain Amadou Sanogo grants a rare interview.

By Max Fisher  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Here's what was in the torched Timbuktu library

If documents were, in fact, destroyed, it could mean a major loss to human history.

By Olga Khazan  |  12:36 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/22/2013

French troops greeted as liberators in Mali

Islamist rebels held Diabalay for only five days before French troops moved in, but that was enough for its residents.

By Max Fisher  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Mali's refugees on life under Islamists: executions, amputations and child soldiers

Whispers of brutal treatment under the rebel militants who've seized the country's north.

By Max Fisher  |  10:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013

In France, the Mali intervention is more popular than gay marriage

And Libya, and Afghanistan...

By Olga Khazan  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Why some Malians are happy about the arrival of the French, in charts

Some Malians are in the unusual state of welcoming back a former colonial power.

By Olga Khazan  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 01/14/2013

A brief listening tour of the amazing music of Mali

The country is rightly celebrated for its musicians, many of whom have been forced to flee under Islamist rule.

By Max Fisher  |  01:20 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mali, Music

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013

How bad are the bad guys in Mali? The answer, in four powerful paragraphs

Glimpses from inside Islamist-ruled Mali.

By Max Fisher  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Guinea-Bissau coup: Prime minister arrested for helping drug trade, military says

The coup in Guinea-Bissau is only the latest sign of how West Africa has been destabilized by drug trafficking, news reports say.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:26 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, Mali, drug trafficking

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Mali crisis: Four African presidents abort mission to visit capital

The plane carrying four African presidents reportedly turned around because pro-coup protesters swarmed the airport.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:10 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Mali, ECOWAS, coup

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Mali coup: President ousted, soldiers loot the palace (live updates)

Mali’s president has been ousted in a coup just one month before his term was due to finish.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Africa, Mali, CNRDR, coups