Neighbouring countries have closed their borders with Mali after an apparent coup attempt in the West African nation.
- A 2012 coup allowed an Islamic insurgency to take hold in Mali
- UN and French forces have been trying to stabilise the country
- President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has tried to meet protesters’ demands since demonstrations began in June
Soldiers arrested President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse and other top governm…