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Mali Arrests Ex-Defense Chief over Paratrooper Killings

Authorities in Mali have arrested the country's former defense minister, General Yamoussa Camara, in connection with the killings of 21 paratroopers loyal to ousted president Amadou Toumani Toure.Details of the charges were not immediately clear Thursday. But Reuters news agency quotes a senior military official alleging that Camara tried to cover up the April 2012 killings. Authorities arrested Mali's former junta leader General Amadou Sanogo last November and charged him with...

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