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Malian people look at posters displaying candidates for the upcoming... News PhotoCandidate,Election,Entrance,France,Horizontal,Mali,Montreuil,Paris - France,People,Politics,Poster,Preparation,Presidential Candidate,Presidential Election,Seine-St-Denis,Showing,SuburbPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMalian people look at posters displaying candidates for the upcoming presidential election in Mali on July 23, 2013 at the entrance of the Bara centre in Montreuil, a Paris suburb. Mali is hoping against the odds for credible July 28 presidential elections but crucial barriers to an acceptable voter turnout and the ever-present threat of terrorist attacks are casting a long shadow over preparations. The polls are seen as vital to reuniting the country after a March 2012 military coup and a sweeping offensive by Islamist rebels who captured the entire north before being flushed out by French and African troops. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)