An Islamic militant group with ties to al-Qaeda have burned a saints tomb in Timbuktu.
Witnesses who went to pray at the tomb before the weekend said that a member of the Ansar Dine group on Friday tore off the doors of the tomb and set fire to it.
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The BBC has posted an interesting article about a man named Emile Henry who, on February 12, 1894, threw a bomb into a crowded cafe and, in doing so, arguably began the age of modern terrorism.
Unable to feed his family, Vaillant had thrown a small bomb into the Chamber of