A woman and a child stand next to their house destroyed by a French airstrike on January 27, 2013 in Lere. French-led forces on Janaury 28, 2012 seized Mali's fabled desert city of Timbuktu in a lightning advance north as fleeing Islamists torched a building housing priceless ancient manuscripts. AFP/PHOTO ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)
27 Jan 2013
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