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Malians Split Over Junta as Opposition Abroad Mounts

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people marched in Mali’s capital Wednesday to show support for the country’s military junta, even as international opposition mounts against the coup leaders. Malians appear divided about last week’s coup, which has drawn international condemnation and demands for the restoration of constitutional order. In the latest response to the coup, the Economic Community […]

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ECOWAS Threatens Sanctions, Military Intervention in Mali

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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The West African group ECOWAS is threatening sanctions and a possible military response to the coup by renegade soldiers last week in Mali. ECOWAS said Tuesday it would send a delegation of at least five heads of state within the next 48 hours to try to negotiate a return to the country’s constitutional, elected leadership. […]

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ECOWAS Threatens Sanctions, Military Intervention in Mali

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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The West African group ECOWAS is threatening sanctions and a possible military response to the coup by renegade soldiers last week in Mali. ECOWAS said Tuesday it would send a delegation of at least five heads of state within the next 48 hours to try to negotiate a return to the country’s constitutional, elected leadership. […]

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ECOWAS Threatens Sanctions, Military Invervention in Mali

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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The West African group ECOWAS is threatening sanctions and a possible military response to the coup by renegade soldiers last week in Mali. ECOWAS said Tuesday it would send a delegation of at least five heads of state within the next 48 hours to try to negotiate a return to the country’s constitutional, elected leadership. […]

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ECOWAS Suspends Mali’s Membership Over Coup

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A West African regional group has suspended Mali’s membership and will send at least five heads of state to the country in response to a coup carried out by renegade soldiers last week. Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, chair of the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, called an emergency meeting Tuesday in […]

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ECOWAS Suspends Mali’s Membership Over Coup

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A West African regional group has suspended Mali’s membership and will send a delegation to the country in response to a coup carried out by renegade soldiers last week. Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, chair of the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, called an emergency meeting Tuesday in Abidjan. Afterward, representatives of 15 […]

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ECOWAS Suspends Mali’s Membership Over Coup

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A West African regional group has suspended Mali’s membership in response to a coup carried out by renegade soldiers last week. Representatives of 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, held an emergency meeting Tuesday in Ivory Coast. President Alassane Ouattara, who chairs ECOWAS, told the representatives the group […]

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ECOWAS Chair: ‘Strong Signal’ Needed on Mali Crisis

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of a West African regional bloc says the group must send a “strong signal” to renegade soldiers who carried out a coup in Mali last week. Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara told representatives of 15 member states they must take immediate steps to defend democracy in Mali and send a message to all […]

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ECOWAS Meets on Mali Political Crisis

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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West African leaders are holding an emergency meeting in Ivory Coast to discuss Mali’s political crisis following last week’s military coup there. Officials with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are in Abidjan to consider whether to suspend Mali from the 15-member regional bloc. ECOWAS Vice President Toga Gayewea McIntosh tells VOA his […]

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ECOWAS to Discuss Political Crisis in Mali

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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West African leaders and heads of state are meeting in Ivory Coast Tuesday to discuss Mali’s political crisis following last week’s military coup there. The emergency meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is expected to consider the option of suspending Mali’s membership from the 15-member sub-regional bloc. ECOWAS Vice President Toga […]

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