BAMAKO, Mali — An al Qaeda-linked extremist group has claimed responsibility for the deadly hotel attack in Mali's capital on Friday that killed at least 21 people, including one American. Al-Mourabitoun, a group formed by notorious Algerian militant ...
Moscow (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned Friday's jihadist attack on a hotel in Mali that killed 21 people, including several from his country, the Kremlin and a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Saturday. In a message to Mali's ...
But Friday's attack in Mali underscored that Islamic State's rival Al Qaeda and its affiliates remain a serious threat. A group led by Al Qaeda's most notorious leader in northern Africa, Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, claimed responsibility for ...
When she was in her early 20s, Anita Datar spent two years in Africa, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. She was on the continent again, this time in Mali, on Friday, when gunmen seized a luxury hotel and killed at least 20 people. Datar, a ...
Local and French forces led the hostage rescue operation at a hotel in Mali on Friday, but classified documents reviewed by NBC News show U.S. special forces have been in the country for some time to assist counterterrorism operations. Terrorists ...
ACCRA The deadly attack on a hotel in Mali's capital on Friday claimed by two radical Islamist groups has put veteran militant leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar back in the spotlight months after he was reported killed. Belmokhtar, who is Algerian, has been a ...
The Latest On The Hostage Crisis In Mali. November 20, 20151:03 PM ET. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton. NPR's Steven Inskeep speaks with reporter Ofeibea Quist-Arcton to learn more about the hostage crisis at a hotel in Bamako, Mali, and the ensuing siege by ...

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Washington (CNN) Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday mourned the lone identified American Mali terrorist attack victim, whom she knew from her Senate days. Anita Datar, 41, perished in the Mali hotel siege on Friday. She's the only ...
In pictures: Inside Mali siege hotel. 1 hour ago. From the section Africa. Malian special forces stormed the 190-room Radisson Blu Hotel in the capital, Bamako, where suspected Islamist gunmen had trapped scores of guests and staff. Here is the scene ...
The American who died in the attack at a Mali luxury hotel was identified late Friday as Anita Ashok Datar, the State Department said in a statement. Datar, 41, was born in western Massachusetts and grew up in northern New Jersey. She graduated from ...
The American killed in an attack on a hotel in Mali's capital Friday was a former Peace Corps volunteer who dedicated her life to international development, her family said. Anita Ashok Datar, who was born in Massachusetts and raised in New Jersey, was ...
BAMAKO Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday global cooperation was need to confront terrorism in the wake of an Islamist militant attack targeting foreigners in a luxury hotel in Mali that killed 19 people. Friday's assault on the Radisson ...
Mali is shaped like an uneven bow tie, with Bamako and much of the nation's population in the smaller, southwestern triangle. The upper, northeastern triangle is more sparsely populated, and includes a swatch of the Sahara Desert. Tuareg people living ...
In Mali's capital, Bamako, gunmen have taken more than 100 hostages at a Radisson hotel. NPR's Phil Ewing and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton explain what is known about the attacks and the crisis in progress.
Mali, a former French colony and majority-Muslim nation of 17 million people, became independent in 1960. Like most formerly colonized countries, it went through growing pains, enduring droughts, rebellions and years of military dictatorship. But since ...