A Malian soldier mans a checkpoint on the outskirt of Diabaly, Mali, some 460kms (320 miles) north of the capital Bamako Monday Jan. 21, 2013. French and Malian troops were in the c

 

              A Malian soldier mans a checkpoint  on the outskirt of Diabaly, Mali,  some  460kms (320 miles) north of the capital Bamako Monday Jan. 21, 2013.  French and Malian troops were in the c
A Malian soldier mans a checkpoint on the outskirt of Diabaly, Mali, some 460kms (320 miles) north of the capital Bamako Monday Jan. 21, 2013. French and Malian troops were in the city whose capture by radical Islamists prompted the French military intervention. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)