In this image from a video, an Islamist militant celebrates after the destruction of a Sufi shrine earlier this month in Timbuktu. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soldiers loyal to junta leaders in Mali load their weapons, including a machine gun, onto a taxi after leaving a military camp where anti-junta forces were subdued. Harouna Traore/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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