French-backed Mali forces push towards rebel-held Gao
A convoy of French military vehicles heads toward Sevare in the village of Somadougou January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
(L - R)France, Mali, Burkina Faso and Chad flags are displayed at a police checkpoint in Markala January 25, 2013. The flags are displayed in support of the international military intervention against Islamist rebels holding Mali's north. REUTERS/Joe...more
Malian military soldiers paint vehicles seized from Islamist rebels at a military camp in Sevare, about 600 km (400 miles) northeast of the capital Bamako, January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Adama Diarra
French soldiers, who prepare for their departure for Mali, walk past armoured vehicles during a visit of the French Defence Minister at the military base of Miramas, southern France, January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags:...more
A Malian military soldier carries his weapon as he stands at the Malian military Command Post in Sevare, about 600 km (400 miles) northeast of the capital Bamako January 25, 2013. Government forces advanced into northern Mali on Friday and reached...more
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