Prime ministers met on Sunday, two days after al Qaeda militants seized the Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital, killing at least 28 people.
Mali state television showed images on Monday of two men, apparently dead, that it said were the “authors” of an attack by Islamist militants on a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako and appealed for information as to their identity.
Gunfire and explosions continued late into the afternoon, as security forces surrounded the Radisson Blu hotel and conducted a floor-by-floor rescue operation.
Malian commandos stormed a luxury hotel with at least 170 people inside, many of them foreigners, that had been seized by Islamist gunmen.
Algiers (AFP) — An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. “Despite intensive searches, no trace of the plane has been found as we speak,” he said in Paris. “The plane has probably crashed. […]
Algiers (AFP) – An Air Algerie plane with more than 110 people on board including French and Spanish nationals went missing Thursday during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, company sources and officials said. Algerian radio said 51 French citizens and 26 from Burkina Faso were among the 116 passengers on the plane which […]