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Bitterness over Islamic rule lingers in Timbuktu

For ten months Timbuktu was under control of Islamic militants. There is still a sign up in the ancient city declaring it's ruled by Sharia law.
That changed just days ago as French and Malian forces freed Timbuktu from the grip of al-Qaida linked rulers.
Life is returning to normal -- but scars remain.
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