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France: jihadist convert arrested in Mali

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PARIS (AP) -- French troops in Mali have arrested a French citizen who converted to Islam, took on the jihadist cause and threatened his native country in a video last fall, the military spokesman said Tuesday. Col. Thierry Burkhard said Gilles Le Guen was arrested this week north of Timbuktu, the fabled city in Mali's northern desert that had been his base for some two years. Le Guen, a former...

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