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Timbuktu rocked by clashes

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Clashes broke out in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu on Thursday between Arab, Tuareg and black communities, days before elections seen as...

Protesters bring Timbuktu to standstill

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Armed protesters from Mali's Arab community fired shots in the air, burned tyres and torched vehicles in Timbuktu bringing the desert city...

Rockets fired at Timbuktu

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Homemade rockets shook the northern Mali city of Timbuktu near UN and French military bases where Islamist militants launched a deadly suicide...

Interim authorities return to northern Mali cities

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Mali succeeded in restoring interim authorities to its northern cities Timbuktu and Menaka ending a standoff with armed Tuareg factions preventing the...

Timbuktu in the hands of armed groups

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Armed groups took over parts of Timbuktu on Monday to prevent Malian interim authorities from being installed under a peace pact meant...

UNESCO welcomes sentencing of Islamist who destroyed Timbuktu sites

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The nine year jail sentence handed down to a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in Timbuktu has been...

Islamist rebel gets 9 years imprisonment for Timbuktu destruction

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War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict to nine years...

ICC to rule on Timbuktu shrine damage by Islamist rebel

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International war crimes judges are to rule on Tuesday in the case of a former Islamist rebel who pleaded guilty to wrecking...

Islamist rebel apologises for wrecking Timbuktu shrines

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A former Islamist rebel admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali's 2012 conflict and apologised at the start of his trial at the...

Mali rebel destroyed ancient Timbuktu shrines, ICC told

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An Islamist fighter caused irreparable damage to Africa's cultural heritage by destroying religious sites in the ancient city of Timbuktu during the...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...