Fighters of the Islamist group, the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa guard a tank abandoned by the Malian army on Aug. 7.
Romaric Ollo Hien/AFP/Getty
November 29, 2012 Islamist rebels in Mali force out secular Tuareg rebels from towns close to Mauritania and Niger's border; the U.N. Secretary General says any international intervention force sent to Mali must be well trained in human rights obligations.
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