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Mali military detains 8 Arab civilians in Timbuktu

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TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Mali's military has detained eight Arab men in Timbuktu, throwing them into a pickup truck and covering it with a tarp in a sweep that has raised fears of further reprisals against the region's Arab minority, whose members are accused of having supported the al-Qaida-linked groups which overran northern Mali last year. Family members and witnesses late Saturday...