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Northern Mali conflict

The United Nations mission in Mali confirms that the Malian armed forces had retaken a UN Police base in Timbuktu from unknown assailants that attacked it earlier in the day.

Malian troops backed by U.N. helicopters stormed a U.N. police base in the city of Timbuktu and recaptured it from suspected Islamist militants who had seized it hours before Friday, the United Nations said

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UN police base in Mali's Timbuktu retaken from Islamist militants

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