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Malian youths stand next to French army tanks in a street in Niono,... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Africa,Armed Forces,Armored Tank,Armored Vehicle,Army,Army Soldier,Back Lit,Boys,Child,Civilian,Conflict,French Army,French Culture,Mali,Military,Standing,Street,Sunbeam,Vertical,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMalian youths stand next to French army tanks in a street in Niono, on January 20, 2013. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today that the goal of France's military action in Mali was to retake control of the entire country from Islamist militants who have seized the north. 'The goal is the total reconquest of Mali. We will not leave any pockets' of resistance, Le Drian said on French television. AFP / PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)