US Charges Malian With Diplomat’s Murder

The U.S. government has filed murder charges against a Malian national accused of killing a U.S defense official in Niger 13 years ago.

¬†Alhassane Ould Mohamed, 42, allegedly shot and killed William Bultemeier in Niger’s capital, Niamey, on December 23, 2000.

Bultemeier was working at the U.S. embassy at the time. The U.S. Justice Department says he and some colleagues were leaving a restaurant when Mohamed approached Bultemeier, demanded the keys to his car, and then shot him with …