French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

Jan 16, 2016

French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

France’s ambassador to Burkina Faso said Saturday 27 people had been killed in a hotel attack by militant Islamists in the capital Ouagadougou, slightly higher than a death toll of 23 given earlier by the West African nation’s president. Ambassador Gilles Thibault also tweeted ...

Italian women believed kidnapped in Syria appear in video plea

Jan 2, 2015

Italian women believed kidnapped in Syria appear in video plea

Two women identifying themselves as Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria have appeared in a video urging their government to seek their release. The video, filmed in mid-December, appeared online Wednesday night and purportedly shows Vanessa Marzullo and Greta Ramelli, who were abducted by ...