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Man who destroyed artifacts in Mali gets nine years in prison

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced an Islamic militant to nine years in prison for destroying artifacts and religious buildings in Timbuktu, Mali. Continue reading ? The post Man who destroyed artifacts in Mali gets nine years in prison appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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