Country: Mali

Vieux Farka Touré and Idan Raichel (photo: Jason Marck)

Album review: "The Paris Session" by The Touré-Raichel Collective

Expanding each other's musical horizons

Sofiane Chourabi (photo: Ute Schaeffer/DW)

Open Letter to Europe

"Tunisia Needs Help!"

A woman votes during the second round of presidential elections in Bamako on 11 August 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Mali Expert Marie Rodet

''The Whole Region Is Potentially Explosive''

Demonstration in Bamako against a military intervention in northern Mali (photo: dapd)

Interview with Bakary Sambe

''In the Arab World, We Africans are Viewed as Inferior Muslims''

Young Islamists take part in a demonstration led by the controversial preacher Pierre Vogel in Frankfurt on Main (photo: dapd)

Interview with Matenia Sirseloudi

What Drives Young People to Jihad?

A French fighter jet of the type 'Mirage' in Bamako, Mali (photo: Reuters)

Consequences of the Military Intervention in Mali

A Tinderbox Situation

Pakistani writer and Taliban expert Ahmed Rashid (photo: AP)

Interview with Ahmed Rashid on Mali

''Worse than Afghanistan''

The Malian rapper Amkoullel (l.) and the famous musician Yacouba Sissoko perform at the music club 'Pili Pili' in Bamako (photo: DW/Tamasin Ford)

Musicians in Mali

Fighting back against Censorship

Praying Malian Muslim men in a refugee camp in Burkina Faso (photo: Peter Hille/DW)

Ansar Dine's religious leader Chérif Ousmane Haidara

''This is not Sharia, but banditry''

Weapon market in Benghazi (photo: Markus Symank)

Libya's Unchecked Weapons Trade

''Gaddafi's Gangster Mentality Lives On''

Young women at the University of Benghazi, Libya (photo: DW)

Interview with Nader Hashemi

On the Compatibility of Islam and Democracy

Omar Bombino Moctar and friends (photo: Ron Wyman/bambinoafrica.com)

Omar ''Bombino'' Moctar

Rebel Music from the Sahara