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Profile: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

The 73-year-old president will face opposition leader Soumaila Cisse in a repeat of the 2013 runoff vote on August 12.

Profile: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

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Mali opposition candidate goes to court over vote fraud

In advance of runoff, opposition leader files complaints of ballot box stuffing and other violations, says spokesman.

Mali: Candidate Soumaila Cisse goes to court alleging vote fraud

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Mali election: The winds of change, or deja vu all over again?

On August 12, incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will face Soumaila Cisse in a runoff vote, in a repeat of the 2013 poll.

Mali election: The winds of change, or deja vu all over again?

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Mali's presidential election goes to August 12 runoff

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse to compete in second round of voting on August 12.

Mali election: Keita and Cisse go to runoff vote

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Mali: Candidates claim election rigging

Opposition candidates in Mali say the vote was rigged and that they will not accept results from stations they suspect of being meddled with.

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Ballots counted in Mali's tense elections

'Armed attacks or other violence' halt voting in three percent of the country's polling stations, government says.

Vote counting under way in Mali's tense elections

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Mortars fired as Malians vote amid security concerns

With more than 300 civilians killed this year, some voters say peace and stability will influence their decision.

Mali votes in presidential polls dominated by security concerns

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Will Mali's high-stakes elections be peaceful?

Malians set to pick their president in a vote against a backdrop of fragile security and calls for economic improvement.

Mali elections 2018: Why presidential vote matters

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17 Malian civilians killed in clashes before presidential vote

Reports say bodies of Fulani civilians were thrown into a well by Dogon hunters after deadly raid on Somena village.

17 Malian civilians killed in clashes before presidential vote

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Insecurity, fraud worries overshadow crucial Mali polls

Experts say fear of attacks by armed groups could force voters to stay away from Sunday's election.

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Mali election: Opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse gains momentum

Cisse came in second to President Keita in 2013, but instability in Mali may provide him the circumstances to win this time around.

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Mali election: Who's listening to the IDPs?

As Mali elects a new president, internally displaced persons say they're not expecting things to change for the better.

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Mali's challenging, high-stakes election

The incumbent president hopes to win a second term, but his competition is strong and the list of voter demands long.

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Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year

Most of the civilian deaths occurred in the country's central region of Mopti, according to the UN human rights office.

Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year

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Mali election workers suspend strike before presidential vote

Scheduled July 29 election has been overshadowed by political unrest and violence.

Mali election workers suspend strike before presidential vote