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Dozens of militants seen in Mali city of Timbuktu

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Dozens of militants loyal to an al-Qaida-linked group in northern Mali descended upon the fabled city of Timbuktu on Thursday following meetings before talks with the Malian government, witnesses and officials said. The unannounced arrival of the Ansar Dine militants alongside allies who have left other groups to now join them demonstrates Ansar Dine's growing clout as it...

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