Mali's prime minister resigns after arrest by military junta
December 11th, 2012
03:40 PM ET

Mali's prime minister resigns after arrest by military junta

In what many are calling a second coup, Mali's Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra was arrested at his home Monday. The military accuses Diarra of "playing a personal agenda" and "calling for subversion." Diarra abruptly resigned Tuesday on Mali's state television.

Mali Prime Minister asks U.N. for assistance with Islamic extremists: 'We don't stand a chance'

Diarra appeared on Erin Burnett OutFront and discussed the rising threat of al Qaeda in Mali and what he is doing to get UN support to fight Islamic militants that have taken over roughly two-thirds of the country.


Filed under: International • Mali
December 11th, 2012
01:52 PM ET

Off-field tragedies rock the NFL

Erin Burnett talks about the off-field violence that left two National Football League players dead and why the violence on the field is a more pressing issue.

Filed under: E-Block • Sports
December 11th, 2012
01:28 PM ET

Jenni Rivera is mourned, but still inspires

In Mexico, where authorities have confirmed that 43-year-old Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer, was on-board the Learjet 25 that disintegrated on impact Sunday.

Rivera was a household name to many Mexican-Americans, selling more than 15 million albums. She had a slew of namesake cosmetic and clothing brands and a hit reality show on Telemundo. She leaves behind five children.

CNN's Rafael Romo is in Mexio and we asked him what made Rivera beloved by so many.

Filed under: News • OuterCircle
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