Voters go to the polls in troubled Mali

Officials count ballots at a polling station in Bamako on November 20, 2016Mali voted in its first elections since 2013, with turnout low as security jitters remained elevated despite an international military intervention. Voters are electing 12,000 councillors across Mali as the government wrestles with implementing a 2015 peace deal and warding off the stubborn jihadist threat in the north.

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