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Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least 27 people dead.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Burkina Faso hotel siege declared over

A siege at a Burkina Faso hotel seized by suspected Islamist militants is over, the authorities say, amid reports of an attack on a second hotel.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least 27 people dead.