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Timbuktu’s Cultural Heritage More Damaged Than First Estimated

AFRICANGLOBE - Damage to Timbuktu's cultural heritage after the attack on the city by Arab and Tuareg invaders is more extensive than first estimated. A United Nations-led team gave a bleak assessment of the city's artifacts following a recent visit to the fabled city.

New Attacks On Timbuktu’s Ancient Sites Deplored

AFRICANGLOBE - The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called on the international community to act urgently to protect Mali's cultural heritage after the latest wave of destruction at Timbuktu.