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World Briefing | Africa: Mali: Islamist Militants Claim Control in North

Kidal : Mali | Jun 28, 2012 at 7:23 PM PDT
Source: International Herald Tribune
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June 28, 2012 Islamist militants linked to Al Qaeda declared Thursday that they had secured control of Mali 's northern desert, a day after pushing their former Tuareg separatist allies out of the town of Gao in a gun battle that killed at least 20 people. FULL ARTICLE AT International Herald Tribune
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Tuareg rebels on Friday declared the independence of northern Mali
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