Mali: France decides to fight.

From Hamish In Auckland Fri Jan 11 2013, 21:03:00

The Guardian reports

French troops arrive in Mali to stem rebel advance

François Hollande responds to Malian president's plea for help, as UN calls for swift deployment of international force

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