Pictures of French RFI journalists, Ghislaine Dupont, right, and Claude Verlon on a poster headed ‘RFI and all France Media World in Mourning’ displayed in a window in Paris.

French investigators have been sent to Mali to look into the killing of two journalists last weekend.The bodies of the two journalists, Claude Verlon(...)

Colleagues of Radio France Internationale journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon pay tribute to their remains at the airport of Bamako during a ceremony yesterday. Photograph: Philippe Desmazes/AFP

The bodies of Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, the French radio journalists who were kidnapped and summarily executed outside Kidal, northeastern M(...)

Radio reporter Ghislaine Dupont (51) and sound technician Claude Verlon (58) recorded their last interview in the home of Ambéry Ag Rhissa, an official in the Tuareg separatist movement MNLA, at midday on Saturday. Photograph: AP Photo/RFI

The kidnapping and murder of two French journalists in Kidal, northeastern Mali, at the weekend has elicited universal condemnation but little inform(...)

Radio France International (RFI) journalists Ghislaine Dupont (left) and Claude Verlon are pictured in this combination picture made of undated handout images released to Reuters yesterday.  Photograph: Reuters

France has said the two French journalists found dead in the northern Mali region of Kidal had been “coldly assassinated” by militants and vowed to st(...)