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World - Africa
10/30/2022 12:37:58 PM
Suspected jihadists have ambushed and killed 13 soldiers in Burkina Faso's eastern province, security sources told AFP on Sunday in the latest violence to shake the insurgency-torn west African nation.

World - War in Ukraine
10/9/2022 11:05:23 AM
France's prestigious Bayeux War Correspondents' Awards Saturday largely honoured reporting on the Ukraine conflict, with Associated Press and Burkina Faso newspaper Sidwaya among the recipients.

World - Africa
10/8/2022 10:00:56 PM
Burkina Faso said on Saturday that a process to pick a transitional president to serve ahead of elections would be held next week, following a coup by disaffected military officers against a ruling junta.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 2:24:06 PM
Regional mediators were headed to Burkina Faso on Monday in the wake of the West African country's second coup this year amid concern the latest power grab could further postpone elections and deepen the region's Islamic extremist violence.

World - Africa
10/2/2022 8:28:48 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader has offered his resignation as long as his security and other conditions were met, and the new junta leader who overthrew him has accepted the deal, religious leaders mediating the West African nation's latest political crisis said Sunday.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 9:27:03 PM
Gunshots rang out Saturday in Burkina Faso's capital and soldiers deployed in the streets as tensions lingered a day after military officers overthrew the man who had seized power in a coup only nine months earlier in the West African nation.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 4:34:40 PM
Soldiers blocked main roads and gunfire was heard in the capital of Burkina Faso on Saturday, as world powers condemned the second coup this year in the deeply poor and restive West African country.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 2:04:56 PM
The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat Saturday condemned the "unconstitutional change of government" in Burkina Faso after military officers ousted junta leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 12:49:45 PM
Military officers have seized control of Burkina Faso, claiming to be restoring peace to the jihadist-wracked country as they overthrew a junta leader who had also come to power in a coup at the start of this year.

World - Africa
9/23/2022 5:33:38 PM
Burkina Faso's coup leader-turned-president defended his military takeover on Friday, though he acknowledged it was ``perhaps reprehensible`` and inconsistent with the United Nations' values.

World - Africa
9/6/2022 3:44:50 PM
A suspected jihadi roadside bomb has hit a convoy in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least 35 people and injuring dozens more.

World - Africa
8/14/2022 4:04:29 PM
Two local rights groups on Sunday accused Burkina Faso soldiers of massacring more than 40 villagers in the country's deeply troubled north.

World - Africa
8/10/2022 4:16:04 PM
At least 15 soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso when their vehicles hit land mines, including a rescue team that hit a second explosive device when they were rushing to help, the army said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/7/2022 10:11:07 PM
Egypt’s Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki signed with his Burkinabe counterpart, Aimé Barthélemy Simporé, a cooperation protocol covering the "most important areas of cooperation that the armed forces of the two countries seek to strengthen in the next stage," a statement by the Egyptian Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez read.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 2:17:09 PM
Burkina Faso's ex-president Blaise Compaore, in exile since his ouster in 2014, will return home to meet military authorities this week, a source close to the government and his entourage told AFP Tuesday.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

World - Africa
6/30/2022 9:49:11 PM
Gunmen in Burkina Faso have blown up a bridge on a main road connecting the capital to the north of the country, a security source said Thursday.

World - Africa
6/17/2022 7:04:17 PM
Islamic State-linked jihadists, whose power was once thought to be waning in the Sahel, have expanded their reach recently, marking their presence with an unprecedented series of civilian massacres.

World - Africa
6/12/2022 10:20:55 PM
An attack at a checkpoint in southeast Mali killed at least eight people including two customs officers and six civilians, local and military sources said Sunday.

Sports - Africa
6/7/2022 10:02:04 PM
Burkina Faso, Cap Verde and Zambia claimed important wins in their campaign in the Nations Cup qualifiers on Tuesday.

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