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Stories with place: Bamako
  • Al-Qaida group claims attack on police station in north Mali 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 11:10 am

    BAMAKO, Mali - Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali that killed one Malian soldier, an organization that monitors jihadi sites said Saturday.

  • Senegal police question 900 in heightened security measures 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 2:52 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Senegalese police have questioned about 900 people in two regions in the West African nation as part of heightened security operations after recent attacks in Burkina Faso and neighboring Mali, a justice official said Tuesday.

  • West Africa braces for more attacks after Burkina Faso siege story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 2:13 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - At the entrance to the King Fahd Palace hotel in Dakar, security guards inspect the trunks of every taxi at the gate, long before the vehicles get anywhere near the building itself.

  • Mali court indicts 2 for luxury hotel attack in capital 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 9:31 am

    BAMAKO, Mali - Two men have been indicted on charges of complicity in terrorism for the attack on a luxury hotel in Mali's capital in November that killed 20 people, the prosecutor said Wednesday.