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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Timbuktu Mali Manuscripts

  • Aired: 02/01/2013
  • 01:47
  • Rating: NR
The latest news from Timbuktu, according to Professor Shamil Jeppie, is that 25,000 Islamic manuscripts were quietly moved out of the fabled Saharan city to protect them from destruction by Islamist militants. Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Some ancient Islamic manuscripts were feared to have been lost forever.
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