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West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

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West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

Presidents of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal arrive in Bamako in a bid to defuse political crisis.


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West Africa West Africa Westernmost region of the African continent

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Nigeria Nigeria Federal republic in West Africa

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Mali coup leaders meet mediators seeking return to civilian rule [Video]

Mali coup leaders meet mediators seeking return to civilian rule

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Niger Niger Republic in Western Africa

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Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Country in West Africa

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Ghana Ghana Country in West Africa

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Mali Mali Landlocked country in West Africa

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Senegal Senegal Country on the coast of West Africa

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Bamako Bamako Capital of Mali

Mutinying soldiers detain Mali president and PM [Video]

Mutinying soldiers detain Mali president and PM

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and top government officials were detained on Tuesday by mutinying soldiers in the capital Bamako, plunging a country already facing a jihadist insurgency and mass protests deeper into crisis. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Celebrations amid rumours of Mali military coup [Video]

Celebrations amid rumours of Mali military coup

Opposition supporters celebrated at Independence Square in Mali's capital Bamako on Tuesday on hearing news of soldiers mutinying against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Joe Davies reports.

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