Trouble in Timbuktu

North Mali after the occupation.

A group of Tuareg men in traditional dress silhouetted on the crest of a sand dune at an oasis, west of Timbuktu, Mali. February 2008. Many Tuareg nomads still lead salt caravans across the desert to the market in Timbuktu. Tuaregs are spread across five
A group of Tuareg men in traditional dress silhouetted on the crest of a sand dune at an oasis, west of Timbuktu, Mali (Tugela Ridley/IRIN)

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