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  • Islamist rebels in Mali destroy Timbuktu historic sites

     
    Radical Islamists affiliated with Al Qaeda used axes, shovels and automatic weapons to destroy tombs and other cultural and religious monuments in northern Mali for a third day on Monday, including bashing in the door of a 15th Century mosque in Timbuktu,...
  • Mali asks international court to investigate alleged war crimes

     
    Mali asks the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes by rebels: Mali's government has requested the International Criminal Court at the Hague to investigate possible war crimes by Tuareg and Al Qaeda linked Islamic rebels, Ansar Dine,...
  • Islamic extremists destroy Muslim tombs in Mali

     
    Benjamin F. Scares writes in the New York Times about Islamic extremists desecrating tombs of Muslim saints in Mali: In the past week, Islamists have destroyed and desecrated the tombs of Muslim saints in the fabled town of Timbuktu in northern Mali,...
  • UNICEF: Mali chaos has left children to be recruited as soldiers

     
    As West African leaders seek a green light to send forces into northern Mali, the U.N. child protection agency said at least 175 boys had been recruited as child soldiers in the region, prodded into fighting in the chaotic aftermath of a Tuareg rebellion....
  • More than 600 million people affected by latest blackout in India

     
    Another massive power outage in India: India’s electricity grids suffered another massive failure Tuesday, the second in two days, frustrating commuters, stranding coal miners and leaving half of India’s 1.2 billion people without lights, rail...
  • Mali soldiers tortured, abducted 'Red Berets,' rights groups say

     
    Soldiers loyal to a captain who helped lead a military coup of the Mali government this year have tortured and abducted dozens of others accused of trying a countercoup, according to human rights groups....
  • Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali

     
    The Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
  • General warns of dramatic increase in cyber-attacks on U.S. firms

     
    Cyber intrusions by hackers, criminals and nation states against U.S. infrastructure increased 17-fold from 2009 to 2011, the nation’s chief cyber defender says, and it’s only a matter of time before such an attack causes physical damage. Gen....
  • Russia suffers another embarrassing failure in space

     
    A Russian Proton-M booster rocket launched Tuesday morning from Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan failed to deliver Indonesian and Russian telecommunication satellites into orbit, instead adding $2 million of space junk into the Earth’s orbit....
  • Protesters get Islamists in Mali to stop planned hand amputation

     
    Islamists in northern Mali reportedly changed their plans to cut off the hand of a suspected thief after they were confronted by people protesting such punishment, but a radio reporter covering the incident was badly beaten....
  • U.N.: Over 435,000 displaced, children forced to fight in Mali

     
    Mali crisis: As Mali remains wracked by infighting and has failed to reverse a takeover of the north, the number of people pushed out of their homes has soared and more children are being recruited as fighters, United Nations agencies warn....
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