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Mali operation reaches 'final phase'

The French President Francois Hollande has said the fighting in Mali is entering its final phase, with French forces driving Islamist militants from their mountain hideouts.

French President Francois Hollande has said the fighting in Mali is entering its final phase, with French forces driving Islamist militants from their mountain hideouts.

His comments come as there are reports of more clashes in the far northeast of the country.

Denise Hammick reports.

  • 24 Feb
  • From the section Africa