After coup overturned democracy, Mali Presidential elections set promise for end of instability
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Sunday Mali elections hoped to represent return to democracy and stability in West Africa
How post-violence Mali vote holds many dangers amid simmering unrest and unresolved battles
Mali Presidential challengers have seen destabilizing political chaos but hopes are high for once democratic country
Embattled nation strives to reclaim its democratic credentials after coup and amid violence but heading Into Mali elections that seek some stability
Democracy was carelessly tossed aside by coup but new elections coming to help heal troubled Mali
Major violence during ongoing wars have devastated already poor people, but rights activists watching Mali conflict with unease that stability is close
Mali conflict has devastated infrastructure and caused untold suffering for millions: Mali remains a country damaged as hope for rebuilding period begins
Nation continues to face rebel control of half of country while talks with rebels in Mali are uncertain – Can the government find peace with rebels or is Mali in for more trouble?
North of Mali collapse completely and fallen into hands of fundamentalist rebels using cultural violence