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Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 06:36 GMT
Burkina Faso president refuses to step down
Long-time president Blaise Compaore refuses to heed protesters demands, seeking to lead transitional government instead.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 05:26 GMT
Burkina Faso declares state of emergency
Government and parliament dissolved after tens of thousands take to streets and parliament set ablaze, army chief says.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 20:21 GMT
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest
At least one dead in clashes after demonstrators storm assembly in protest against vote to allow president another term.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 16:54 GMT
Political protests turn rough in Burkina Faso
Police in Ouagadougou fire tear gas at thousands protesting 27-year president's attempt to hold power for another term.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 09:34 GMT
Outrage over long-serving Burkina Faso leader
Opposition to Blaise Compaore grows as the president, in power for 27 years, looks set to seek another term.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 09:32 GMT
Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali
French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 14:41 GMT
France hunts for wreckage of Algeria airliner
French foreign minister says Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people had "probably crashed" after disappearing over Mali.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 20:22 GMT
Tens of thousands attend Burkina Faso protest
Protesters voice opposition to referendum that would allow Blaise Campaore to extend his presidential term.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 01:34 GMT
France to 'fight terrorism' from Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast to become France's main hub to combat fighters across the Sahel region, French foreign minister says.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 08:37 GMT
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