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Review: Tragedies of ‘Timbuktu’ told with rare beauty

This image released by Cohen Media Group shows a scene from "Timbuktu."  (AP Photo/Cohen Media Group)

The hot Malian sands of Abderrahmane Sissako’s “Timbuktu” are a cool reservoir of placid beauty, where desert dunes are swept by quiet ripples of colorful, everyday village life and haphazard storms of violence.

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FIFA says English teams spend most in $4.1bn transfer market

Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho, right, battles for the ball with Chelsea's Diego Costa during the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — FIFA says English clubs are dominating international transfer spending, accounting for almost 30 percent of the $4.06-billion market.

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Defender Ronald Zubar agrees to join MLS’s Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Former Wolverhampton defender Ronald Zubar has agreed to join Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls.

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Algeria and Ghana advance to quarterfinals at African Cup

Algeria's,  Nabil Bentaleb, centre, celebrates after he  scored a goal against Senegal  during  their final Group C African Cup of Nations soccer match  at Estadio De Malabo in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Algeria secured its passage to the African Cup quarterfinals alongside Ghana on Tuesday after rekindling some of the attacking flair that took it to the second round of last year’s World Cup.

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Ghana back from brink of elimination to make quarters

Ghana's Asamoah Gyan, third from left, with teammates celebrate after winning their African Cup of Nations Group C soccer match against South Africa in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Ghana came back from the brink of elimination with two goals in the last 17 minutes to beat South Africa 2-1 Tuesday and make the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals.

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