Mali coup leaders release president and prime minister

– – Coup leaders in Mali have released the country’s interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane. According to reports they were freed at around 01:00 local time on Thursday after being detained since Monday. The two men had been held at a military camp in the capital, Bamako after soldiers express unhappiness about a governmental reshuffle. The president and prime minister were forced to resign after being stripped of their powers by the military – the second coup in the West African nation in nine months. The…

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