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Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

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Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack...
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Ousted Mali president leaves country as transition talks begin

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Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition...
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Rowdy protests get Mali transition talks off to chaotic start

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Talks in Mali about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic start on Saturday as opponents...
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Mali protest movement proposes two-year transition to civilian rule

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The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to...
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Malians: Nothing has changed after coup

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More than a week has elapsed since rebel soldiers toppled Mali’s president, sending shockwaves around West Africa and in France, its staunch ally. But in...
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Mali’s neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

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Mali’s West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional...
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West African leaders to push Mali junta to hand over power within a year

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West African leaders seeking a return to democracy in Mali will on Friday demand that the military junta that ousted the president in a coup...
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Mali transition must be quick – French foreign minister

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France’s foreign minister said on Thursday that the transition in Mali needs to be quick, but that the coup d’etat in the country would not...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...