Touareg Rebels Attend Mali Talks

Envoys from Malian armed Islamist group Ansar al-Din and Touareg rebels from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) are expected to attend mediation talks in the Burkinabe capital.
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Photo: Magharebia

Some Touareg rebels.

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