Ex-president among 14 who face charges in killing of former leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago.
Former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore is the main defendant in the trial on the 1987 murder of his predecessor.
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, who was wanted by the US, led the Islamic State in Greater Sahara armed group.
At least 47 people, including 30 civilians and 14 soldiers, killed by rebels in Arbinda town, according to state media.
At least eight other soldiers wounded in the attack near the country’s border with Mali, government says.
An armed group stormed villages in the country’s north, killing at least 10 civilians and 15 soldiers.
Francois Compaore is wanted in his home country in connection with the 1998 murder of journalist Norbert Zongo.
President Emmanuel Macron says France to reduce its force to 2,500 to 3,000 troops over the long term.
The landlocked West African country has seen several deadly attacks by armed groups linked to al-Qaeda and ISIL.
France suspended the operations early last month following the West African country’s second coup in less than a year.
France says seven-year Sahel operation will come to an end, indicating troop drawdown and restructuring of its presence.
The officers came under attack during a relief mission in the northern town of Yirgou, security minister says.
After declining for several decades, world hunger has been on the rise since 2016, driven by conflict and climate change
French president says 5,100-strong Operation Barkhane to replaced by new mission supported by other partners.