Burkina Faso News
Abandoned by Smugglers, 34 Migrants Die of Apparent Thirst in Sahara Desert
A group of migrants traveling from Niger into Algeria were found dead last week, abandoned by human traffickers who were leading them, the Niger Ministry of Interior said in a statement. The migrants are presumed to have died from extreme thirst, as is common in the scorching temperatures of the
Targeting Tourists: Al Qaeda Hits Ivory Coast
An al Qaeda affiliate claimed responsibility for a deadly assault on an African beach town Sunday, the latest in a string of jihadist attacks targeting popular tourist destinations. Sixteen people were killed, including two soldiers, when gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Grand-Bassam, Ivory
Ivory Coast Attack Claimed By Al Qaeda
Terror group's west African affiliate takes responsibility for deadly resort assault.
Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Deadly Ivory Coast Beach Town Attack
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for an attack on three hotels Sunday in Grand-Bassam, a beach town in Ivory Coast that's popular with locals and foreigners. Resident Josiane Sekongo said people starting running from the beach in Grand-Bassam when the shots rang out. Ivory
American Among 27 Dead in Burkina Faso Attack
At least 126 people were freed and four extremists killed in a military operation after gunmen had earlier attacked a hotel that was popular with Westerners in Burkina Faso Friday evening -- in what French officials called a "terrorist attack" for which Al-Qaeda militants claimed responsibility.
Attacks on Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso , West Africa
Dangerous scene unfolding with eyewitnesses describing a horrific scene with gunman, car bombs and possible hostages.
The 'Posture Guru' Shares Her Tips to Relieve Back Pain
Back pain is an epidemic. It could be caused by our more sedentary lifestyle, a few extra pounds around the middle or looking at the phone for hours each day. But Silicon Valley posture guru Esther Gokhale says in non-industrial cultures, back pain is practically non-existent. Why? She thinks is
Why Upheaval in Burkina Faso Matters to US National Security
African Nation a 'Key Ally' for Anti-Terror Ops; Embattled President a ‘Guy… We've Been Able to Work With’
Happy Halloween: Saints Triumph Over Panthers
quicklist: title: Happy Halloween text: Get ready. It's Friday. And it's Halloween . Twitter users are posting " Trick or treat ," with photos of their costumes and other ghoulish images. Halloween has origins in ancient traditions, including a Celtic holiday to mark the end of the harvest season
Air Algerie Plane Wreckage Recovered in Mali, No Survivors Found
French troops are headed to a remote area in Mali today to secure the site of Thursday's Air Algerie jet crash, the third major international aviation disaster in a week, after wreckage was found. French President Francois Hollande said there were no survivors in the crash of the MD-83 aircraft,