New Mali rebel faction calls for negotiations A group of Malian fighters say they want talks to end the French-led offensive in the north, after splitting from the main rebels force. January 25 2013 at 02:36pm Related Stories Comment Guidelines Please read our comment guidelines. Login and register, if you haven’ t already. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As) Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.