Mali PM Resigns After Arrest, Coup

Coup leaders force out civilian government

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 11, 2012 1:48 AM CST

(Newser) – Mali's prime minister resigned on state television early today, hours after soldiers who led a recent coup burst into his home, arrested him, and drove him to a military barracks. Prime Minister Cheikh Modibo Diarra addressed the nation, saying: "Our country is living...   Read full story »

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