• Hospital workers walk, outside the morgue of the Gabriel Toure hospital, in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. The heavily armed Islamic extremists who shot up a luxury hotel in Mali's capital, killing 19 people, timed their assault for the moment when guards would be the most lax, allowing them to easily blast their way past a five-man security team before turning their weapons on terrified guests, a security guard and witnesses said Saturday.  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    Mali hotel attack aimed at peace talks, say separatists

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The assault on a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital that killed 19 people was a clear attempt to derail a fragile peace process meant to stabilize the country’s volatile north, a representative of northern separatist groups said Sunday.