Thursday 19 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-19

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AFP - 3/22/18

A former municipal councillor in Burkina Faso has been abducted in a northern zone bordering Mali which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists, the security...

AFP - 3/21/18

The landmark trial over a failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso resumed in Ouagadougou Wednesday after being suspended three weeks ago when defence lawyers staged a...

AFP - 3/7/18

Jihadist strikes on Burkina Faso have shed light on West Africa's Achilles' heel, experts say.

They point to a country whose security apparatus has been...

AFP - 3/7/18

Eight soldiers were killed and 61 injured, as well as 24 civilians, in last week's twin attacks in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, the authorities said Tuesday,...

AFP - 3/6/18

Burkina Faso and French investigators on Monday pushed ahead with a probe into deadly jihadist attacks last week suspected to have targeted a major anti-terror...

AFP - 3/5/18

Burkina Faso and French investigators on Monday pushed ahead with a probe into deadly jihadist attacks last week suspected to have targeted a major anti-terror...

AFP - 3/5/18

A suspected key figure in the deadly Burkina Faso attacks has been arrested, a government source said Sunday, adding that there were suspicions of complicity by the...

AFP - 3/5/18

A jihadist group allied to al-Qaeda on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly co-ordinated assault on the French embassy in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadoudou...

AFP - 3/3/18

Burkina Faso has faced an insurgency involving various jihadist groups since 2015, with brazen attacks in its capital Ouagadougou and the northern desert region of...

AFP - 3/2/18

The capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks on Friday, targeting the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the country's military headquarters,...

AFP - 2/28/18

The landmark trial over a failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso came to a dramatic halt on Tuesday just hours after it opened when defence lawyers staged a walkout.

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AFP - 2/26/18

More than 80 people go on trial before a military court on Tuesday over the failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso, including two top generals accused of masterminding the...

AFP - 2/19/18

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement....

AFP - 1/28/18

While widespread malnutrition remains the biggest child killer in Burkina Faso, mothers' tasks are made all the more arduous by a chronic lack of access to...

AFP - 1/24/18

The Gates Foundation will invest $45 million in nutrition and family planning programs in Burkina Faso, Melinda Gates said on Tuesday during a visit to the capital...

AFP - 11/29/17

President Emmanuel Macron kicked off his maiden African tour Tuesday by vowing to declassify secret French files on Burkina Faso's assassinated leader and announcing...

AFP - 11/28/17

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday kicked off his maiden African tour by vowing to declassify secret French files on Burkina Faso's assassinated leader, Thomas...

AFP - 11/28/17

West Africa's biggest solar power plant goes onstream on Wednesday as Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest countries, inaugurates a novel scheme to boost...

AFP - 11/28/17

French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Burkina Faso on Monday evening for the opening leg of a three-day Africa tour aimed at boosting France's regional influence...

AFP - 11/18/17

At least five people were killed in northern Burkina Faso and one person died in eastern Chad, in the latest attacks in two Sahel countries badly hit by jihadists and...

AFP - 10/26/17

A military court in Ouagadougou on Wednesday began an indictment hearing for 107 people, including two generals, who face charges over the failed 2015 coup in Burkina...

AFP - 10/16/17

Hundreds of demonstrators in Burkina Faso marked the 30th anniversary of Thomas Sankara's assassination by demanding truth and justice on Sunday for the assassinated...

AFP - 10/14/17

Thirty years ago, the leader of Burkina Faso's revolution, Thomas Sankara, was cut down in a hail of bullets -- a bloody end to a turbulent yet charismatic life that...

AFP - 9/5/17

Burkina Faso has put in place new security measures in the capital Ouagadougou following attacks by suspected jihadists last month that killed 19 people, the security...

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