Malian and French troops continue Islamist offensive
A Malian soldier holds a machine gun in a jeep on the road back from Mopti, on January 19, 2013 in Kongena. West African leaders Saturday sought urgent financial and logistical aid from the United Nations for a regional force in Mali to boost a French-led offensive against Islamists bearing down from the north. (AFP/Getty Images)
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