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Burkina Faso

The body of a slain Canadian was found in January 2019 in Soum, in northern Burkina Faso, a country overwhelmed by violent extremism and lawlessness ever since chaos engulfed Libya in 2011.  By Jonathan WALTER (AFP)

Five dead in Burkina clashes after shooting

Jan 19, 2019

Five people have been killed in Burkina Faso in a clash between police and angry youths who went on the rampage at a pol ...

Jan 19, 2019

Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by ...

Jan 18, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that a Canadian woman reported missing along with her Italian partner in Burki ...

Jan 18, 2019

The Canadian government is leaving no stone unturned as it tries to determine what happened to a Canadian woman and her ...

Jan 17, 2019

A Canadian geologist kidnapped at a remote gold mine in northeast Burkina Faso by suspected jihadists has been found dea ...

Jan 17, 2019

The body of a white man with gunshot wounds has been found in a northern region of Burkina Faso where jihadists have c ...

Jan 17, 2019

A Canadian has been kidnapped by armed militants from a gold mine in eastern Burkina Faso, a region battling a rise in e ...

Jan 12, 2019

Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling ...

Jan 11, 2019

Burkina Faso's army chief was sacked on Thursday as the armed forces struggle to put a stop to jihadist attacks in the w ...

Jan 2, 2019

Thirteen people died when suspected jihadists attacked a village in central-northern Burkina Faso, triggering a deadly b ...

Dec 31, 2018

Burkina Faso has declared a state of emergency in several provinces, after ten gendarmes were killed and three wounded i ...

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