Timbuktu world heritage site attacked by Islamists

Islamists armed with Kalashnikovs and pick-axes have destroyed the centuries-old mausoleums of saints in the Unesco-listed city of Timbuktu in front of shocked locals, witnesses say. The attack by the al-Qaida-linked Ansar Dine group came days after Unes Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jack Powers - Jul 1, 2012 - 12:15 AM PDT
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Edited by: Jack Powers - Jul 1, 2012 - 12:16 AM PDT

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