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The black board of a school indicates the last day of class, last... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Ceremony,Conflict,Domination,Horizontal,Islam,Last Day,Mali,Month,Reopening Ceremony,Timbuktu - MaliPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe black board of a school indicates the last day of class, last March 22, 2012, as this school of Timbuktu re-open today, on February 1, 2013, after 10 months of islamists ruling in Northern Mali. French-led troops worked today to secure the last Islamist stronghold in the north after a lightning offensive against the extremists. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)