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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: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in...
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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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Mali junta postpones transfer of powers meeting as cracks emerge

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Mali’s military junta on Saturday postponed the first meeting on the transfer of power after rising tensions with the group that sparked the August 18...
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ECOWAS, Mali military agree on transition programme

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Malian military junta have reached an agreement on the transition programme. The military junta, which...
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Nigeria: ECOWAS agrees Mali’s transitional government to last only one year

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Mali’s West African neighbours have agreed the country’s transitional government must be lead by civilian and last no longer than 12 months, Nigeria’s presidency said...
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Mali opposition supporters celebrate President Keita removal

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Opposition supporters in Mali crowded the central square of Bamako to celebrate President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s military coup. The rally comes three days after mutinying...
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West African mediators jet to Mali seeking reversal of coup

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Mediators from West Africa’s regional bloc are due in Mali on Saturday for talks aimed at reversing a coup that has been condemned abroad. But...
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ECOWAS calls for restoration of ousted Malian president, sanctions against putschists

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West African leaders under the regional bloc ECOWAS have said they would dispatch envoys to Mali to help secure “the return of constitutional order”. In...