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French forces capture key Mali town
Troops met no resistance in securing northern Malian town of Kidal, the last major stronghold of rebels in the region.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 02:11 GMT
French troops enter Kidal in northern Mali
Forces said to have taken control of town's airport, after driving out al-Qaeda-linked fighters from Gao and Timbuktu.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 13:04 GMT
Malian troops consolidate hold of Timbuktu
African leaders and international officials pledge $600m in aid as French and Malian military forces make key gains.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 07:11 GMT
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