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Troops seize another town in northern Mali
French and African troops take control of Hombori as they advance towards rebel stronghold of Gao.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2013 10:16 GMT
French and Malian troops enter Diabaly
French and Malian troops take two key towns with little resistance as troops from Chad arrive in Mali.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 00:49 GMT
French jets strike northern Mali towns
Bombardment of rebels strongholds come as Russia and Canada "offer" logistical support to French and African troops.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 21:54 GMT
France: hostage crisis justifies Mali action
President Hollande says Algeria crisis justifies Mali intervention as French contingent in former colony reaches 1,400
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 07:11 GMT
African troops set for deployment in Mali
Announcement comes as Hollande says France will end intervention only when stability returns to West African country.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 11:32 GMT
France to increase troops in Mali invasion
The European country is expected to send 2,500 troops to Mali for a military invasion against rebels in the north.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 17:31 GMT
French forces bomb rebel-held Mali town
United Nations Security Council backs French intervention in West African country, as rebels launch counteroffensive.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 10:40 GMT
Mali rebels advance despite French airstrikes
Al-Qaeda-linked rebels overrun garrison of Diabaly in central Mali after fierce fighting with French and Malian troops.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 04:26 GMT
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