Egypt jails Brotherhood women, orders activist arrests

Egyptian authorities today jailed 14 women said to be Muslim Brotherhood members for 11 years, and ordered the arrest of two leading activists for demonstrating against a disputed protest law.

Mali coup leader charged with murder: Judicial source

Amadou Sanogo, leader of a 2012 coup that plunged Mali into chaos, was today charged with murder and complicity to murder and placed in detention, a judicial source said.

Mali seeks International Criminal Court probe

Mali has been mired in turbulence since a March coup overthrew the democratically elected president.

US suspends $13 million in aid to Mali

The United States is suspending at least $13 million of its roughly $140 million in annual aid to Mali following last month`s coup in the West African nation.

Mali junta pledges to cede power, rebels advance

Mali`s junta leader promised to reinstate the constitution from Sunday.

UK government tells Britons to leave Mali

A coup in Mali was triggered last week by anger at President`s handling of a rebellion in the north of the country.

Four Africa Presidents turn back from Mali

The plane carrying the heads of state to Mali turned
around because demonstrators were on the airport tarmac.