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    Military Mutiny in Mali

    A mutiny in Mali started on Tuesday at a military base near the capital of Bamako. A group of rebels subsequently detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, and several high-ranking officials.

    On 19 August, Keita announced his resignation and the dissolution of the parliament. The coup leaders have since declared the formation of a National Committee for the Salvation of the People, closed the country’s borders, and imposed a curfew.

    Rally in the capital of Mali in support of the military insurrection
    06:33 GMT 19 August 2020