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    Mali polls mark first steps to recovery after military coup
    Mali polls mark first steps to recovery after military coup
    Mali's parliamentary elections, which takes place amid an upsurge in violence by rebels, mark the country's steps to recovery after a coup last year.
    Two French journalists found dead after being kidnapped in Mali
    Two French journalists found dead after being kidnapped in Mali
    Two journalists with Radio France Internationale (RFI) were found dead on Saturday after being kidnapped by armed men while working in Mali.
    Keita cuts short France visit amid renewed fighting in Mali
    Keita cuts short France visit amid renewed fighting in Mali
    Insurgents have launched a fresh attack against the Malian army in Kidal, forcing President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to cut his France trip short.
    UN peacekeepers replace African troops ahead of Mali polls
    UN peacekeepers replace African troops ahead of Mali polls
    UN troops have taken over security duties from African soldiers in Mali just four weeks ahead of planned elections.
    UN peacekeepers to take over from African soldiers in Mali
    UN peacekeepers to take over from African soldiers in Mali
    UN soldiers will take over from African troops in Mali after Ban Ki-moon highlighted the lack of training among the West African peacekeepers.
    Clock ticks as Mali scrambles to organise upcoming elections
    Clock ticks as Mali scrambles to organise upcoming elections
    Mali is hurrying to organise key elections in less than 40 days following a ceasefire deal between the government and separatist Tuareg rebels.
    Mali sets date for presidential election
    Mali sets date for presidential election
    Mali's presidential election will be held on July 28, according to a draft law adopted by the Cabinet.
    More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
    More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali
    Russia has revealed it is supplying guns to Mali's government, while French troops have discovered a massive homemade bomb in Gao, north of Mali.
    UN ponders sending peacekeepers to Mali
    UN ponders sending peacekeepers to Mali
    The UN has been considering sending peacekeepers to Mali following a proposal that said French forces killed hundreds of extremist Islamist rebels.
    French troops enter last main rebel-held town in Mali
    French troops enter last main rebel-held town in Mali
    French troops have entered Kidal, the last major town in their lightning drive to drive out rebels from northern Mali, military officials have said.
    African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
    African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
    Pressure has been growing on Malian troops over summary killings and rights abuses in a French-led assault on al-Qaeda-linked groups.