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Postcard: Timbuktu.

The old books inside Fida Ag Mohammed's mud dwelling are no ordinary volumes. Between the intricately hand-tooled goatskin covers are hundreds of pages of Arabic...

Lost Treasures of Timbuktu

Stepping through a low doorway into his small house, Fida Ag Mohammed sits at a table and pats a pile of books in front of him. Even in the dim light it's clear...

Geoffrey Holder, Director and Actor, Dies at 84

(NEW YORK) — Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director, actor, painter, dancer and choreographer who during an eclectic show business career led the...

Will the World Go to War to Save Mali?

Another clash with global consequences looms, apart from the awful conflagration in war-ravaged Syria. On Oct. 12, following weeks of French pressure, the U.N...