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Forces take last Mali rebel town

Soldiers from France and Chad have entered the town of Kidal in northern Mali, the last major town held by Islamist militants.

Soldiers from France and Chad have entered the town of Kidal in northern Mali, the last major town held by Islamist militants.

The focus is now restoring long-term stability in the country, and allaying the fears of those worried the militants may be able to return.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 05 Feb
  • From the section Africa