URGENT ¥¥¥ 'Terrorist kingpins' killed in Mali mountains: Hollande 

French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that top Islamic extremist leaders hiding out in a northern Mali mountain range where French troops are deployed, had been killed.

"The terrorist kingpins have been destroyed" in the Ifoghas mountains, Hollande told reporters in Warsaw, without providing the identities of those he said were killed.