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UN: Mali Needs to Show Leadership to Tackle Crisis

A top United Nations official is calling on Mali's government to show "courageous leadership" to tackle political problems that have led to a grave humanitarian crisis.   Humanitarian affairs official John Ging, who spent three days in Mali last week, says about half-a-million children younger than five are at risk of acute malnutrition.   He says one and half million others in Mali need immediate food aid.   Ging says the crisis in Mali is man-made. But he...

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