Tuareg rebels seek to stamp control on northern Mali




 
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Tuareg rebels seek to stamp control on northern Mali
 
March 15th, 2013  
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Tuareg rebels seek to stamp control on northern Mali
By Joe Penney GAO, Mali (Reuters) - Tuareg rebels are moving to exert their own authority over north Mali by issuing security passes for the region, officials and residents said on Friday, underscoring the challenge of unifying the West African state before planned elections. Rebels from the pro-autonomy MNLA have been handing out the security documents, stamped in name of the Azawad Republic they proclaimed last year, to drivers of vehicles in and around their northern stronghold of Kidal. ...




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