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By PBS NewsHour
Authorities in the West African nation of Mali say armed Islamic terrorists killed 19 people in Friday’s attack on a Radisson hotel in the capital city of Bamako. Among the victims were hotel guests from Russia, China, Belgium, Israel --…
By Andrew Mach
The president of the West African nation of Mali ordered a 10-day state of emergency and three days of national morning in the wake of Friday's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital of Bamako.
Extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed a luxury hotel in Bamako, Mali, early Friday morning, shooting dozens. Witnesses said they went room by room, letting guests go if they could recite verses of the Koran. Malian special forces stormed…
By News Desk
Gunmen stormed a Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako Friday morning, taking more than 100 hostages. At least 20 people were reported dead by the end of the day-long siege, including one American.
By Larisa Epatko
“What if you could buy fertilizer and seeds the same way that you buy prepaid minutes for your phone?” thought microfinance specialist Anushka Ratnayake.
By Thalia Beaty, Kristopher Brant and Maggy Donaldson
The North African country of Morocco has a series of religious training programs aimed at countering Islamic radicalism. Now, it is working to expand these programs to regional and even global levels.
Salif Keita is known today as the "golden voice" of Africa, but in his youth he was an outcast, unaccepted by his community because he was born with albinism. Turning to music as an outlet, Keita rose to be one…
Mali is a country renowned for its music, but in 2012, the music stopped. That year, separatist rebels and Islamic groups seized two-thirds of the country and banned any expression of art. While French and Malian forces drove the Islamists…
By Molly Knight Raskin
The northern part of Mali, in West Africa, has come under attack repeatedly since 2012, when al-Qaida linked militants seized two-thirds of the country. Today, as U.N.-led peace talks progress, Mali’s artists and scholars are joining in the fight for…
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