Timbuktu

Girl in Timbuktu whipped for speaking to men

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Islamist extremists convicted her of speaking to men on the street. The girl, about 15 years old, was allegedly caught standing alongside […]

10/15/2012

Islamists continue destroying Timbuktu heritage

(AP) – A resident of the north Mali city of Timbuktu says that fighters belonging to an al-Qaida-linked faction continued the destruction of the city’s UNESCO-heritage sites. The resident says that the faction, which has […]

07/02/2012