Showing posts with label Burkina Faso. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Burkina Faso. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Dozens of soldiers killed in jihadi attack on Burkina Faso army unit

 The death toll from a jihadi attack on a Burkina Faso army unit in the north of the country last week has risen to 51, military officials said Monday, after 43 new bodies were found.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

France recalls ambassador from Burkina Faso after agreeing to withdraw troops

 France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French colony in Africa's Sahel region.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Macron Waiting For Burkina Faso To Clarify Reports On French Troop Withdrawal

French President Emmanuel Macron says he is waiting for clarifications from the Burkina Faso leadership following reports that authorities in the West African country have ordered French troops to leave Burkina Faso within one month.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Protesters In Burkina Faso Call On French Troops To Leave

 A demonstration in support of the withdrawal of French troops from Burkina Faso has taken place in the capital city of Ouagadougou, the Burkina 24 news outlet reports.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Sunday, February 13, 2022

French air raids kill 40 fighters in Burkina Faso | Al Jazeera

French forces have killed dozens of fighters in Burkina Faso linked to deadly attacks this week in neighbouring Benin whose victims included a Frenchman, the army said.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

France, UN join West African states in denouncing Burkina Faso army takeover - FRANCE24

 French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday condemned what he called a "military coup" in Burkina Faso, a day after soldiers said they had seized power in the West African country.

Monday, January 24, 2022

Military claims power in Burkina Faso coup — RT World News

Members of Burkina Faso’s military appeared on state television channel, RTB, on Monday, claiming to have seized control of the West African nation. The soldiers said that they had suspended the constitution due to the failure of Kaboré to unite the country and stop a wave of nationwide jihadist attacks.

Burkina Faso President Kaboré reportedly detained by military - BBC News

The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Kaboré, has reportedly been detained by mutinying soldiers.

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Burkina Faso Declares Two Days Of Mourning After 41 People Killed In Terrorist Attack - UrduPoint

Burkina Faso declared on Sunday a 48-hour mourning for the victims of a massive terrorist attack that killed 41 pro-government militia and civilians in the northern province of Loroum earlier this week.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

France to scale down W Africa military operations - BBC News

counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel region

France is to scale down counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel region of West Africa after eight years, President Emmanuel Macron has said.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

UN ‘outraged’ as death toll in Burkina Faso attack rises to 132 | Al Jazeera

Gunmen have killed at least 132 people in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, the government said, as the United Nations chief condemned “the heinous attack” and called on countries to step up the fight against “violent extremism”.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Monday, August 14, 2017

Burkina Faso: At least 17 people killed and another 8 wounded

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An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 17 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.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Burkina Faso prise d'otage à Ouagadougou: au moins 22 morts, assaut en cours dans un autre hôtel

Un commando djihadiste a mené vendredi soir une attaque sanglante sur un restaurant et un hôtel de Ouagadougou fréquentés par des Occidentaux, faisant au moins une vingtaine de morts et prenant des otages. Un nouveau bilan fait état de 22 morts, selon une source sécuritaire.

Hôtel Splendid de Ouagadougou : Aqmi revendique l'attaque

L'attaque mené à l'Hôtel Splendid de Ouagadougou a fait au moins une vingtaine de morts. Cet attentat a été revendiqué par Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique. 

L'assaut est toujours en cours.

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