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Units of the French army gather near Sevare, on January 23, 2013.... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Africa,Armed Forces,Armored Vehicle,Army,Army Soldier,Artillery,Back Lit,Conflict,French Army,Horizontal,Mali,Military,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP Units of the French army gather near Sevare, on January 23, 2013. African forces on Wednesday began moving towards Mali's centre, the French foreign minister said, as pressure grew on Malian troops over summary killings in a Paris-led assault on Al Qaeda-linked groups. Nearly two weeks after France swept to Mali's aid to stop an Islamist advance towards the capital Bamako, reports emerged of atrocities committed by Malian soldiers and growing fears of attacks among light-skinned ethnic communities. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)