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Photographer Leila Alaoui latest victim of Hotel Splendid attack

The death has been announced of Franco-Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui, who succumbed to the wounds she received in the Hotel Splendid attack in

The death has been announced of Franco-Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui, who succumbed to the wounds she received in the Hotel Splendid attack in

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Death toll from islamist militant attack on hotel rises

The death toll from Friday night’s attack by islamist militants on a hotel in Burkina Faso has risen to twenty-nine. Thirty people were also injured

The death toll from Friday night’s attack by islamist militants on a hotel in Burkina Faso has risen to twenty-nine. Thirty people were also injured

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Burkina Faso has first new leader in nearly three decades

Former prime minister Roch Marc Kabore has been sworn in as Burkina Faso’s new president. He is his country’s first new leader in almost 30 years

Former prime minister Roch Marc Kabore has been sworn in as Burkina Faso’s new president. He is his country’s first new leader in almost 30 years

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Burkina Faso elects first new president in decades

Roch Marc Kabore has been proclaimed the winner of Burkina Faso’s presidential election. After nearly three decades of autocratic rule followed by a

Roch Marc Kabore has been proclaimed the winner of Burkina Faso’s presidential election. After nearly three decades of autocratic rule followed by a

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Voters in Burkina Faso choose first new president in decades

Voters have gone to the polls in Burkina Faso to choose the country’s first new president in decades. The landmark election comes a year after

Voters have gone to the polls in Burkina Faso to choose the country’s first new president in decades. The landmark election comes a year after

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Burkina Faso coup soldiers surrender

Fears that a bloodbath would ensue when members of Burkina Faso’s presidential guard refused to disarm following a coup have not materialised

Fears that a bloodbath would ensue when members of Burkina Faso’s presidential guard refused to disarm following a coup have not materialised

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Army pulls back from coup in Burkina Faso, president restored

Burkina Faso’s interim President Michel Kafando is back in power following a deal with military coup leaders mediated by the regional ECOWAS grouping

Burkina Faso’s interim President Michel Kafando is back in power following a deal with military coup leaders mediated by the regional ECOWAS grouping