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Mali attack: A history of militancy

An armed siege at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako is the latest sign of unrest in Mali.

In recent years, the former French colony has seen a rebellion by ethnic Tuaregs, an army coup and the rise of Islamist groups.

Kristina Zarich looks at the country's background of militancy.

  • 20 Nov 2015
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