Malian soldiers sit guard outside the ministry where presidential election returns were being compiled, shortly before the announcement of results, in Bamako, Mali,Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

 

              Malian soldiers sit guard outside the ministry where presidential election returns were being compiled, shortly before the announcement of results, in Bamako, Mali,Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
Malian soldiers sit guard outside the ministry where presidential election returns were being compiled, shortly before the announcement of results, in Bamako, Mali,Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Mali's presidential race will go to a second round on Aug. 11. Candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keita finished with a strong lead over his next closest rival, Soumaila Cisse, but still well shy of the majority needed to win outright in the first round.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)