Malian soldiers in Kidal, file pic
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Mali peace talks - in 15 seconds

The Algerian government is hosting talks aimed at ending fighting in northern Mali.

The talks come a day after both sides made a goodwill gesture with a prisoner exchange. Forty-five Malian soldiers were handed over by the rebels in return for 41 rebel prisoners. But expectations for a lasting peace deal are low.

Here's the story - in 15 seconds.

  • 16 Jul 2014
  • From the section Africa
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