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Tuareg delegates meet a Malian government delegation under the... News PhotoAfrican Union,Burkina Faso,Conflict,Europe,European Union,Government,Group Of People,Horizontal,Mali,Mediation,Ouagadougou,Palace,People,President,Tuareg,United Nations,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTuareg delegates meet a Malian government delegation under the mediation of Burkina Faso's President and in the presence of United Nations, African Union and European Union representatives, on June 10, 2013, at the presidential palace in Ouagadougou. Mali's government has been struggling to reestablish its authority over all of the west African country after a March 2012 coup in Bamako created a power vacuum that saw Al-Qaeda linked Islamists and Tuareg rebels overrun the north. Burkina Faso's mediators hosting talks between Mali's government and armed Tuareg rebels said on June 10 they hoped for an agreement to enable elections to be held next month. AFP PHOTO / AHMED OUOBA (Photo credit should read AHMED OUOBA/AFP/Getty Images)