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Burkina Faso

US conducts UH-1 training for Burkina Faso

The United States Air Force’s (USAF’s) 811th Operations Support Squadron has provided UH-1 helicopter training to members of the Burkina Faso air force after the West African country received two UH-1Hs from Taiwan.

Burkina Faso ex-minister charged with treason to get pre-trial release

Burkina Faso’s former foreign minister will be released from jail pending trial for treason over his alleged involvement in a coup attempt in 2015, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

Attack on Avocet's convoy in Burkina Faso kills two

Unknown attackers killed two paramilitary police officers and wounded two others in an assault on a convoy carrying fuel to the Inata gold mine in northern Burkina Faso, Avocet Mining Plc said on Wednesday.

Burkina Faso orders two Mi-171Sh helicopters from Russia

Burkina Faso’s military has ordered two Mi-171Sh armed helicopters from Russian Helicopters, and these will be delivered in 2018.

Burkina Faso bomb kills three

A roadside bomb in northern Burkina Faso killed three soldiers and wounded two, the military said.
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