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Moussa Gory, responsable in France for the electoral campaign of... News PhotoElection,Entrance,France,Holding,Horizontal,Mali,Montreuil,Paris - France,Politics,Poster,Presidential Candidate,Seine-St-Denis,Showing,SuburbPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMoussa Gory, responsable in France for the electoral campaign of Malian presidential candidate Konimba Sidibe, holds a poster displaying Sidibe at the entrance of the Bara centre on July 23, 2013 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)