France Could Have A Harder Time Getting Out Of Mali Than It Did Dropping In

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Egyptians Grown Weary Of Ongoing Political Clashes

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Gabourey Sidibe, From 'Precious' To 'AfroPop'

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Soccer: A Surprising Player In Egypt's Unrest

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Is Egypt Better Or Worse Off Now?

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Former Salafi Sings About His Identity Crisis

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African Forces Will Be Left To Hang On To French Gains In Mali

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Black Africans Feeling Left Out

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Tunisia's Veil Ban: Frontline Of Identity War

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U.S. May Build Base For Drones In Northwest Africa

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Egypt's Military Chief Warns That Protests Could Lead To Collapse Of The State

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Timbuktu was once considered so remote that the Paris-based Societe de Geographie offered 10,000 francs to the first non-Muslim to reach the city and report back. Chris Kocek/iStockphoto hide caption

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