Mali election: thousands of displaced people face exclusion from vote

Majority of Malians who fled war in the north fail to receive voters’ cards, leaving them without a voice in Sunday’s polls The vast majority of the half a million people who have fled the war in northern Mali will be excluded from voting in Sunday’s presidential election. The polls are being held to replace … Continue reading

Syria crisis: jihadi rebels seize dam – Monday 11 February 2013

Follow how the day unfolded after fighters from al-Qaida-linked Jabhat al-Nusra took control of Syria’s largest dam Matthew Weaver