Mali

Local resident Diarra looks in a mirror as she gets her hair done next to a clothing store display in Bamako...Local resident Aminata Diarra looks in a mirror as she gets her hair done next to a clothing store display in Bamako August 27, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney (MALI - Tags: SOCIETY)

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Local resident Aminata Diarra looks in a mirror as she gets her hair done next to a clothing store display in Bamako, Mali on Tuesday Read more

ered voters. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)A girl walks past campaign posters on the windows of a mud brick house in Gao, Mali Thursday, July 25, 2013. Mali's presidential election is going ahead on Sunday despite massive logistical and technical lapses, including a voter roll which inexplicably does not contain the names of tens of thousands of regist

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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

A boy walks past an electoral campaign poster of presidential candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keita next to an image of a fish in Bamako...A boy walks past an electoral campaign poster of presidential candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keita next to an image of a fish in Bamako July 23, 2013. Mali is holding presidential elections on Sunday. The poster reads, "For the happiness of Malians." REUTERS/Joe Penney (MALI - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)

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A boy walks past a campaign poster of presidential candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta next to an image of a fish, in Bamako on Tuesday. The poster reads, “For the happiness of Malians.” Mali is holding presidential elections on Sunday. Read more

Deminers of the French army are at work at an archeological site of Gao, on April 5, 2013. The United Nations expressed concern over reprisal attacks against ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in Mali, where a French-led intervention recently routed Islamist rebels.

Members of the French army help with mine clearance at an archeological site in Gao, Mali. JOEL SAGET/AFP

UN concern is growing over reprisal attacks against ethnic Tuaregs and Arabs in Mali, where a French-led intervention recently routed Islamist rebels.