Jan 11th, 2013
France’s air force carried out an air strike in Mali on Friday as it supported government forces trying to halt a push south by Islamist rebels who control the north, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. Asked at a news conference whether there had been an air strike since France began its mil...
Jan 10th, 2013
BAMAKO — Islamist fighters who have controlled northern Mali for months seized a government town in the country’s centre on Thursday and vowed to push further south, an Islamist official told AFP. Abdou Dardar, from the Ansar Dine group, said fighters from the Islamist force were in the town of...