Switzerland says Swiss hostage in Mali killed

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that a Swiss woman who was held hostage in Mali has been killed by an extremist group. The ministry said it was informed by French authorities that the hostage had been “killed by kidnappers of the extremist terrorist organisation Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam Muslimeen about a month ago”. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.