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  • **FILE** Fighters from Islamist group Ansar Dine stand guard Aug. 31, 2012, in Timbuktu, Mali, as they prepare to publicly lash a member of the Islamic Police found guilty of adultery. (Associated Press)

    French forces take action against Mali Islamists

    France launched airstrikes Friday to help the government of Mali defeat al Qaeda-linked militants who captured more ground this week, dramatically raising the stakes in the battle for this vast desert nation.

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