Dioncounda Traore


Mali's interim government President Dioncounda Traore and Niger's... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Conflict,Dioncounda Traore,Giving,Government,Horizontal,Mahamadou Issoufou,Mali,Niamey,Niger,Palace,Press Conference,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMali's interim government President Dioncounda Traore (L) and Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou (R) give a press conference at the presidential palace in Niamey, Niger, on December 2, 2012. Malian army colonel Alaji Ag Gamou, a Tuareg, who has been stationed for several months in Niger after Islamist militants took control of northern Mali, escaped an assassination attempt on December 2 in Niamey. Burkina Faso's President and Malian crisis mediator Blaise Compaore will present to Malian government representatives a 'negotiations agenda' with the Ansar Dine and National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) armed groups on December 3. AFP PHOTO / BOUREIMA HAMA (Photo credit should read BOUREIMA HAMA/AFP/Getty Images)