Prospect of Peace Recedes in Mali

"Rebels, drop your weapons. Let's make peace." "Peace in the north, the south, everywhere." Such were some of the slogans written on placards carried by peaceful protesters in Bamako, the capital of Mali, earlier this week, where thousands of people took to th...

Tantalizingly Close to a Peace Accord in Mali

An accord between the government and northern rebels is close at hand, but some deep challenges remain. “Hundreds of protesters rallied for a second day Wednesday in the northern Malian town of Kidal against a preliminary, U.N.-brokered peace proposal, as Tuar...