‘One child knelt and prayed, the other was shot dead’: Eyewitness tells how Al Qaeda terrorists singled out their victims as they gun down 16 at Ivory…

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Gunmen with AK-47s and hand grenades targeted a popular tourist resort Shooters in balaclavas opened fire on guests at the L’Etoile du Sud hotel At least 16 people have been reportedly killed in the attack in Ivory Coast Terrifying footage from scene shows holidaymakers running for their lives Gunmen were allegedly targeting a U.S.

delegation led by Assistant Secretary of Commerce Marcus Jadotte | 118 View comments Suspected al Qaeda gunmen who stormed a popular tourist resort in the Ivory Coast killing at least 16 people reportedly were targeting a U.S.

delegation led by the assistant commerce secretary.

BREAKING NEWS: Terror in Burkina Faso: ‘Hostages held’ after two car bombs explode outside upmarket tourist hotel as masked jihadi gunmen battle…

Eyewitnesses say two car bombs exploded at 7.30pm local time ‘Several’ masked gunmen then stormed the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou Local media reported at hostages have been taken Business district hotel is used by UN staff and westerners Security forces reportedly exchanged fire with the men at the scene | 75 View comments Police are battling with masked jihadi gunmen near a four-star business hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital tonight, amid an ongoing hostage situation.

Two car bombs exploded outside the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou’s business district before several gunmen stormed the hotel.

Burkina Faso coup supporters attack hotel hosting mediation talks

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Pro-coup demonstrators in Burkina Faso on Sunday invaded a hotel due to host talks aimed at hammering out the details of a deal to restore a civilian interim government and attacked participants arriving for the meeting, witnesses said.

Some of the protesters carried signs expressing support for a military junta headed by the elite presidential guard, which stormed a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, disrupting a transition period due to end with elections on Oct

Image of dead Syrian boy captures human tragedy of Europe’s migrant crisis

It was an image that captured the human tragedy of Europe 1 s migrant crisis: a Turkish 2 border guard tenderly cradling the lifeless body of a Syrian 3 -Kurdish toddler, washed ashore on the beach of a holiday resort.

The body of the little boy, still dressed in bright red t-shirt and shorts, was found lying face-down in the surf on the beach near the resort town of Bodrum, 250 miles west of the city of Antalya on Turkey s idyllic Turquoise Coast .

The boy was among 23 migrants who Turkish naval officials said had set off in two small boats from the Bodrum peninsular in a failed attempt to reach the Greek island of Kos, where thousands of migrants have arrived in recent weeks