Mar 21, 2013
The Daily Star
U.N. condemns Mali rights abuses, to step up monitoring
This file picture taken on January 24, 2013 in Segou, shows a convoy of the French army coming from Bamako on its way to Daibali .
Disgruntled Mali soldiers desert posts
A group of Malian troops briefly abandoned their posts this week and fired shots in the air to demand a deployment bonus, soldiers and officials said on Sunday.
While his lute gently weeps
Malian maestro Bassekou Kouyate's second album, I Speak Fula, was one of the standout albums of 2009.