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Suspect in Timbuktu Destruction Surrendered to ICC

A suspect in the destruction of buildings in Mali's ancient city of Timbuktu, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Niger surrendered Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, also known as Abou Tourab, to the court Saturday. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement that al-Mahdi's detention "is a welcome development." Bensouda said al-Mahdi was a "zealous member" of the armed Islamic...

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