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# tuareg - Saturday 30 June, 2012

UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali

Hardline Islamists have threatened to destroy all of the centuries-old ancient tombs in the historical city of Timbuktu.

# tuareg - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Explainer: What's happening in Mali? Mali This post contains videos

Explainer: What's happening in Mali?

Your guide to the Malian military coup and the ensuing separatist rebels’ push for independence.

# tuareg - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Soldiers overthrow government in Mali

Angry troops have seized power a mutiny at a military base near the presidential palace over the government’s failure to settle a rebellion in the north of the country.

# tuareg - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Libyan troop convoy reaches Niger and heads for capital but is Gaddafi with them?

Gaddafi remains popular amongst some African tribes for his previous financial backing of them.