Islamist militants and Tuareg separatists move into Mali
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Mali's descent from stability to chaos

In the space of a few months Mali has seen half its territory seized by a feuding assortment of Islamist militants and Tuareg separatists and its elected government overthrown by a military coup.

The BBC's Andrew Harding has been assessing what may happen next in a county once regarded as tolerant and seemingly stable democracy.

  • 22 Jun 2012
  • From the section Africa