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A man pulls a fishing net as he crosses the Niger river in a boat on... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Adult,Bamako,Conflict,Horizontal,Mali,Men,Nautical Vessel,Niger River,Pulling,SegouPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA man pulls a fishing net as he crosses the Niger river in a boat on January 22, 2013 near Segou, 240km North of Bamako. Mali's army chief today said his French-backed forces could reclaim the northern towns of Gao and fabled Timbuktu from Islamists in a month, as the United States began airlifting French troops to Mali. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)