News Pictures of The Week - February 4

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Malian people wait for the visit of French President on February 2,... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Adult,Africa,Arrival,Bestpix,Civilian,Conflict,Diplomacy,French Culture,Horizontal,Mali,Men,National Flag,Official Visit,People,Politics,President,Supporter,Timbuktu - Mali,Topix,Traditional Clothing,Visit,Waiting,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMalian people wait for the visit of French President on February 2, 2013 in Timbuktu. France's president Francois Hollande received a rapturous welcome today as he visited Mali to push for African troops to take over a French-led offensive that drove back Islamist rebels from the country's desert north. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)