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a city in central Mali near the Niger river

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Football too is banned but if you acknowledge that the sport was forbidden -- as one Timbuktu football fan learns when he goes before the judge -- he may decide not to have you flogged.
Pour la Cinematheque de Tanger qui fonctionne en contre-champ de la distribution dominante, Timbuktu figure en bonne compagnie puisque la programmation de ce mois comprend egalement d'autres titres nobles comme Le sel de la terre, le tres beau documentaire de Wim Wenders ou encore Winter Sleep le coup de coeur cannois de cette annee de l'enfant doue du cinema turc Nuri Bilge Ceylan; egalement le prodigieux Sur la planche de Leila Kilani-heureux qui comme les tangerois
As the title hints, a special emphasis of the book is on the realities of global migration, though Granberg-Michaelson is actually interested in how migrants bring new forms of Christianity from places like Timbuktu, the statistical center of Christianity in 2010, to Times Square.
During his visit, the Commissioner will launch a new programme to rebuild and protect the cultural heritage of Timbuktu and visit a Back to School project that is expected to benefit 200,000 school children aged 3-18 years.
Ballydoyle will be strongly represented in six of the seven races on this fascinating card and Timbuktu, unlucky when beaten on her recent debut over course and distance, should prove very tough to beat in the Dragon Pulse 2-Y-0 Fillies Maiden.
The French military operation in the Timbuktu region is completed.
Hand-held video cameras have been distributed to artisans and teachers in Timbuktu in the hope that they will record short films of their own which can be shown on the online channel.
He added that a small detachment of 20 troops would remain in Timbuktu who would "operate with the Burkinabe battalion".
Suicide car-bomber killed one and wounded six others at Timbuktu airport in Mali A spokesman for Mali's army said on Thursday Mar.
11 ( ANI ): Al-Qaeda's branch in North Africa had created an academy for terrorists during its occupation of Timbuktu.
FRENCH President Francois Hollande was mobbed by well-wishers in liberated Timbuktu yesterday.
French President Francois Hollande has arrived in the Malian city of Timbuktu.
The advance of French and Malian troops on to Timbuktu earlier this week has spurred fleeing Islamist militants to burn irreplaceable and priceless documents and heritage dating back to the turn of the first millennium.
FRENCH and Malian military forces have closed in on the city of Timbuktu after armed Islamist extremists fled into the desert leaving ablaze a library holding ancient manuscripts.
Summary: French-backed Malian troops are searching Timbuktu for Islamist rebel fighters, after seizing the airport and surrounding the town.