Malians in Gao protest against French 'bias'

The protesters, angry at being excluded from peace talks, say Paris is colluding in the continuing Tuareg occupation of the regional capital Kidal.

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Thousands of people in Mali's northern city of Gao have staged a protest, accusing France of favouring their rivals from the ethnic Tuareg group, reports the BBC.