French Soldiers Regain Control in Malian Cities

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A French military convoy crosses on January 29, 2013 Timbuktu after... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Africa,Armed Forces,Armored Tank,Armored Vehicle,Army,Army Soldier,City,Civilian,Conflict,Control,Convoy,Desert,Freedom,French Army,French Culture,Horizontal,Islam,Mali,Military,North,Releasing,Road,Timbuktu - Mali,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA French military convoy crosses on January 29, 2013 Timbuktu after French-led troops freed the northern desert city on January 28 from Islamist control. Hundreds of Malians looted Arab-owned shops on January 29 in Timbuktu as global donors pledged over 455 million US dollars (340 million euro) at a donor conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for military operations in Mali and humanitarian aid to rout the radicals from the north. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)