Tag: Mali

Suspected jihadists kill three at UN base in north Mali

Posted November 29, 2015 00:25:42 At least three folks, like two UN peacekeepers and a civilian, have been killed and 20 other people injured in a rocket attack on a UN base in the north-eastern Malian town of Kidal, UN sources say. “Our camp in Kidal was attacked early this morning by terrorists making use…


New statement said to identify gunmen in Mali attack

By BABA AHMED AND ROBBIE COREY-BOULET, Related Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali started a three-day mourning period with flags flying at half-employees on Monday for victims of the assault on a luxury hotel full of foreigners, a day right after a dueling claim of responsibility emerged. The Islamic extremist group, Al-Mourabitoun, that initial claimed…


Spurred by Defiance and Necessity, Life Goes On in Mali After Attack

Photo Outdoors the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali on Saturday. Credit Jerome Delay/Linked Press BAMAKO, Mali â?? On a sunny weekend morning, one day right after gunmen went on a murderous rampage at the Radisson Blu hotel, a neighborhood dignitary sped across town in his official government S.U.V. There was no motorcade of bodyguards…


The Latest: Guinea to mourn victims of Mali attack

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The most current on the attack on a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako. (All times local): ___ ten a.m. Guinea President Alpha Conde says he will announce a three-day mourning period for victims of Friday’s attack on a luxury hotel in neighboring Mali’s capital that killed 19 people. Speaking…