Malian, French Forces Retake Towns
Photo: Malin Palm/Reuters
Wounded at the Front
Malian soldiers wounded at the frontline lie on beds at a military clinic in Kati, Mali, on Jan. 27. French and Malian troops were on Sunday restoring government control over the fabled Saharan trading town of Timbuktu, the latest gain in a fast-moving French-led offensive against al-Qaida-allied fighters occupying northern Mali.