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01/02/2013 - Mali - France

Hollande to visit Timbuktu on Saturday

French President François Hollande is to visit Timbuktu on Saturday after three weeks of an offensive that has recaptured most of the north of Mali from Islamist militias.
21/01/2013 - Mali - France

French, Malian troops enter Diabaly as Islamists head north

French and Malian troops have entered the town of Diabaly after a week of air strikes and fighting

12/01/2013 - France - Mali

France suffers first loss in Mali air strikes

France has its first soldier in the offensive against Mali’s Islamist rebels – a helicopter pilot was injured and later died as French military gave aerial support to the Malian ...