Central & South Asia
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11 - 20
African Union chief in Burkina Faso for talks
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz hold talks with army appointed Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida over transition back to democracy.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 17:48 GMT
Burkina Faso military promises transition
Leaders from the army, activists, and opposition agree on elections but fail to elect head of transitional government.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 10:53 GMT
ECOWAS presses Burkina Faso on civilian rule
Regional bloc calls on military to hand over power to interim government for guiding country to elections next year.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 07:25 GMT
Women reporting abuse in Somalia without persecution
The African Union is launching an investigation into sex abuse allegations against its troops in Somalia.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2014 09:48 GMT
DRC minister appeals for calm after unrest
Defence minister urges civilians not to join militias to fight rebels as violence continues in the country's east.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2014 08:08 GMT
Burkina Faso army says it will cede power
Lieutenant-Colonel serving as interim president says transfer of power to civilian leaders will be 'fast'.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 12:25 GMT
African Union issues Burkina Faso ultimatum
African Union gives West African country two weeks to pick civilian leader or face sanctions over military takeover.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 19:39 GMT
DR Congo town hit by protests over killings
Hundreds take to streets of Beni to protest against escalating violence that has already claimed at least 110 people.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 11:35 GMT
Protests hit Burkina Faso after army takeover
Military power grab after President Compaore's resignation prompts rallies in capital and international condemnation.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2014 21:14 GMT
Burkina Faso opposition rejects army takeover
Opposition parties describe the takeover a confiscation of people's victory.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 22:26 GMT
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