2 Mali towns see rebels ousted, flee

Posted: January 22, 2013 at 1:44 a.m.

French troops in armored personnel carriers rolled through the streets of Diabaly on Monday, winning praise from residents of the besieged town after Malian forces retook control of it with French help a week after militant Islamists invaded.

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