Arrested by military, Mali premier resigns

Posted: December 12, 2012 at 5:49 a.m.

Soldiers arrested Mali’s prime minister and forced him to resign before dawn Tuesday, showing that the military remains the real power in this troubled West African nation despite handing back authority to civilians after a coup in March.

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