Support Needed for North in Fight Against Terror

[Deutsche Welle] Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.

[Deutsche Welle] Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.

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Police Ends Operation Against Suspected Jihadists

[VOA] Burkina Faso’s security forces have ended their operation against suspected Islamic militants who opened fire on a restaurant in the country’s capital, killing at least 18 people and wounding eight.

[VOA] Burkina Faso's security forces have ended their operation against suspected Islamic militants who opened fire on a restaurant in the country's capital, killing at least 18 people and wounding eight.

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Burkina Attack – Macron, Kaboré Want G5 Anti-Jihad Force Soon

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the swift launch of a five-nation African anti-terror force following Sunday’s murderous attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou.

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the swift launch of a five-nation African anti-terror force following Sunday's murderous attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou.

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Restaurant Attacked By Gunmen in Burkina Faso

[Al Jazeera] An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 18 people dead and eight wounded in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surge in violence by armed groups over the past few…

[Al Jazeera] An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 18 people dead and eight wounded in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surge in violence by armed groups over the past few years.

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Many Killed When Gunmen Attack Burkina Faso Restaurant

[Deutsche Welle] Suspected extremists have killed several foreigners during a raid at a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, officials say. At least two assailants were shot dead as police secured the area.

[Deutsche Welle] Suspected extremists have killed several foreigners during a raid at a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, officials say. At least two assailants were shot dead as police secured the area.

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Gunmen Attack Burkina Faso Restaurant, Many Killed

[Deutsche Welle] Several foreigners were killed when suspected Islamist terrorists attacked a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, officials said. Police and soldiers were battling the assailants.

[Deutsche Welle] Several foreigners were killed when suspected Islamist terrorists attacked a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, officials said. Police and soldiers were battling the assailants.

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CAF President Ahmad Meets Burkina Faso President Kabore

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad on Friday, 4 August 2017 met the President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, at the Presidential Palace in the capital, Ouagadougou.

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad on Friday, 4 August 2017 met the President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, at the Presidential Palace in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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French Soldier Given One-Year for Abusing Girl

[RFI] A French soldier found guilty of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso has been sentenced to a year in prison with another year suspended. As is usual in France with jail sentences of less than a year, he will not serve time unless he violates conditio…

[RFI] A French soldier found guilty of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso has been sentenced to a year in prison with another year suspended. As is usual in France with jail sentences of less than a year, he will not serve time unless he violates conditions set by the law.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

‘Family Issues’ Push Footballer Bastos Out of Burkina Faso Clash

[ANGOP] Luanda -Family issues are at the base of the absence of Angolan international Bastos in the national soccer team, which Saturday in Ouagadougou play against Burkina Faso, for the opening round of group I to qualify for the next African Cup of N…

[ANGOP] Luanda -Family issues are at the base of the absence of Angolan international Bastos in the national soccer team, which Saturday in Ouagadougou play against Burkina Faso, for the opening round of group I to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations ) to be played in Cameroon in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso