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A girl walks past campaign posters on the windows of a mud brick house in Gao, Mali, on Thursday. Mali’s presidential election is going ahead on Sunday despite logistical and technical lapses, including a voter roll that does not contain the names of tens of thousands of registered voters. Read more
UN concern is growing over reprisal attacks against ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in Mali, where a French-led intervention recently routed Islamist rebels.