Digest for domestic stories for week June 17 - June 23, 2017

SaturdayMoscow: Russia said today that airstrikes carried out this month had killed about 180 Islamic State jihadists in Syria, including two field commanders.Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan): At least...

Jun 24, 2017 1:15 PM | Newsscroll

France, US agree UN draft on anti-jihadist Sahel force

United Nations, Jun 20 France and the United States have reached agreement on a draft UN resolution that would pave the way for the deployment of a five-nation African military force to fight...

Jun 21, 2017 12:38 AM | Newsscroll

31 killed in ethnic violence in central Mali

Bamako, Jun 20 Thirty-one people were killed over the weekend in central Mali as ethnic groups clashed over land in a zone where the state is near-absent and jihadists roam freely.Nomadic Fulani...

Jun 20, 2017 6:41 PM | Newsscroll

Undertrial escapes from police custody in Thane

Thane, Jun 20 An undertrial escaped from police custody while he was being brought to the central jail here.Devendra Bably Mali (24), a resident of Nalla Sopara town in Thane, was arrested on Sunday...

Jun 20, 2017 2:23 PM | Newsscroll

Undertrial escapes from police custody in Thane

Thane, Jun 20 An undertrial escaped from police custody while he was being brought to the central jail here.Devendra Bably Mali (24), a resident of Nalla Sopara town in Thane, was arrested on Sunday...

Jun 20, 2017 2:06 PM | Newsscroll

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists claim responsibility for Mali resort

attackNouakchott, Jun 19 An Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist alliance claimed responsibility today for an attack on a tourist resort near Mali's capital that killed five people, in a statement carried by...

Jun 20, 2017 1:07 AM | Newsscroll

Two EU staff killed in Mali attack by suspected jihadists

Bamako, Jun 19 Two civilians killed in an assault this weekend on a popular tourist resort near the Mali capital, Bamako, worked for the European Union, the bloc's foreign affairs chief said...

Jun 19, 2017 9:15 PM | Newsscroll

Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini

Luxembourg, Jun 19 The two civilians killed in a jihadist attack on a Mali tourist resort were both working for the European Union, the bloc's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said...

Jun 19, 2017 8:51 PM | Newsscroll

4 'jihadists' killed, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

Bamako, Jun 19 Mali's government said today five suspected jihadists were in custody after an assault on a popular tourist resort near the capital, Bamako, which left two civilians dead.Four...

Jun 19, 2017 5:39 PM | Newsscroll

Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

Bamako(Mali), June 19 Suspected jihadists crying "Allahu Akbar" stormed a tourist resort popular with foreigners on the edge of the Malian capital Bamako, briefly seizing more than 30 hostages and...

Jun 19, 2017 8:11 AM | Newsscroll