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This photo taken March 8, 2013, and released on March 14 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows a French air force helicopter patrolling over the Adrar region in northern Mali. France, Mali's former colonial ruler, started the campaign in January, fearing the region was becoming a terrorist haven. But the fighting has grown tougher and French forces aren't ready to pull out yet. (Associated Press/ECPAD)
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This photo taken March 8, 2013, and released on March 14 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows a French air force helicopter patrolling over the Adrar region in northern Mali. France, Mali's former colonial ruler, started the campaign in January, fearing the region was becoming a terrorist haven. But the fighting has grown tougher and French forces aren't ready to pull out yet. (Associated Press/ECPAD)

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