French Soldiers Regain Control in Malian Cities

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A general view taken on January 29, 2013shows destroyed the mausoleum... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Cemetery,Conflict,General View,Horizontal,Islam,Mali,Mausoleum,Ruined,Saint - Religion,Timbuktu - MaliPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA general view taken on January 29, 2013shows destroyed the mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud, a Muslim saint, which was destroyed by Islamists in July, in a cemetery of Timbuktu. 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)