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All The Way To Timbuktu

SEVARE, Mali - Ground forces backed by French paratroopers and helicopters took control of the airport and roads leading to the fabled desert town of Timbuktu in an overnight operation, a French milit...
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Tories Poised To Extend Mali Mission

OTTAWA - The massive Canadian C-17 transport plane that's currently ferrying French war supplies to Mali has been seconded from regular duty in Canada and elsewhere for the next three months.The decis...
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Boots On The Ground

PARIS - French troops pressed northward in Mali toward territory occupied for months by Islamist militants on Wednesday, military officials said, announcing the start of a land assault that will put s...
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French Pilots Bombard Jihadists

BAMAKO, Mali - A Malian intelligence agent posted near the central Malian town of Diabaly confirmed that French pilots launched a raid on Monday morning close to the town.The bombing run marks an expa...