Burkina Faso

Four killed in new church attack in Burkina Faso

Heavily armed men storm church and open fire on worshippers, killing at least four in the latest Sunday service attack.

Four killed in new church attack in Burkina Faso

Africa

Burkina Faso ex-president offers to return to broker peace deal

Blaise Compaore led successful negotiations with armed groups in the past, but the government has no plans to allow him to return to the country.

Africa

Burkina Faso attack: Church attackers still unknown

Burkina Faso is a Muslim-majority country but all of its presidents have so far been Christian.

Africa

UNSC discusses Sahel violence

The G5 Joint Force was set up by the Sahel countries - Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger - two years ago, but it's still barely operational, lacking funding and key equipment.

Burkina Faso

Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso

Armed attackers burst into a church in Dablo during Sunday prayers, killing a priest and five worshippers.

Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso raid

Two French soldiers killed while rescuing the four foreign hostages in northern Burkina Faso.

French troops rescue four hostages in Burkina Faso raid

Burkina Faso

Six killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Six dead and two missing after an attack on a Protestant church in the north of the West African country.

Six killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Inside Story

Why is violence increasing in Burkina Faso?

The UN is warning of a deteriorating humanitarian crisis for Burkina Faso's 20 million people.

Africa

UN: Burkina Faso facing full-blown humanitarian crisis

Attacks by armed groups and sectarian violence have forced tens of thousands from their homes in the past two months.

Africa

Mali refugees arrest: Fears in Burkina Faso

Refugees from Mali explain why they no longer feel safe in the place where they have taken shelter.

Africa

Burkina Faso showcases African films at festival

African cinema is a growing market, estimated to be worth two billion dollars a year, and the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou is showing off more than 160 examples.

Burkina Faso

Canada 'appalled' by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland condemns death of Kirk Woodman, who was abducted by gunmen on Tuesday.

Canada 'appalled' by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Africa

13 killed in intercommunal violence in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has seen a spike in attacks in recent months as armed groups seek increased influence across the Sahel.

13 killed in intercommunal violence in Burkina Faso

Africa

Burkina Faso: 10 police officers killed in ambush

Security minister announces increase in police and army patrols in Toeni near Mali border after deadly attack.

Burkina Faso: 10 police officers killed in ambush

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Burkina Faso: Fuel workers go on strike over price rise

Government says it needs money normally used for fuel subsidies to fund operations against armed groups.