Gunmen kill around 15 people in attack on Burkina Faso mosque
Official and unofficial casualty figures differ after army HQ, French embassy and prime minister's office in Ouagadougou stormed by suspected Islamic militants.
We are a hundred meters underground, in the tunnels of the Bagassi gold mine.
Burkina Faso and Mali agreed on Sunday to cooperate in countering the growing threat of Islamic militants in West Africa following two deadly attacks
Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language
Burkina Faso’s President Kaboré has condemned the attack on the Splendid Hotel as “cowardly and vile.” With the news of multiple operations taking
Operations over at both Splendid Hotel and Hotel Yibi At least 126 hostages released At least 23 people dead President condemns attack Four suspected
Security forces in the West African country of Burkina Faso have launched an assault on a hotel in the capital where a number of hostages were being
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
Roch Marc Kabore has been proclaimed the winner of Burkina Faso’s presidential election. After nearly three decades of autocratic rule followed by a
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
Fears that a bloodbath would ensue when members of Burkina Faso’s presidential guard refused to disarm following a coup have not materialised
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 loyalist army units, which have bottled up the ruling junta’s forces inside an army base in the capital, Ouagadougou, say they are
Talks are said to have begun between General Gilbert Diendere, the man who lead last week’s coup by Burkina Faso’s elite presidential guards, and the
Mediators say they have brokered a draft deal to end the crisis in Burkina Faso. It is to be submitted to regional leaders on Tuesday (September 22)