A woman passes through a United Nations security check to enter the main polling place in Kidal, Mali Sunday, July 28, 2013. This desert town and the surrounding region house just 0.5 percent of the ... more 
A woman passes through a United Nations security check to enter the main polling place in Kidal, Mali Sunday, July 28, 2013. This desert town and the surrounding region house just 0.5 percent of the people who registered to vote in Mali's presidential election, a number likely to have little impact on the race's outcome. Yet experts say the future of Mali is likely going to be decided by how this region that has been at the epicenter of multiple rebellions handles Sunday's poll.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rebecca Blackwell
Sun, Jul 28, 2013 6:49 AM EDT