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Burkina Faso, D.C. National Guard begin partnership in Africa

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The District of Columbia National Guard and Burkina Faso began a new partnership on 1 February as part of the National Guard Bureau State...

Militants killed in reprisal for attacks on Burkina Faso civilians

Burkina Faso’s army killed 150 militants in response to an attack on civilians this week, but an international rights group said some were executed...

Fourteen dead in Burkina Faso clashes

Gunmen killed four Burkina Faso soldiers and injured five others near the Malian border a day after 10 civilians died in a separate nearby...

Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

A Canadian kidnapped in a restive region of Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry told Reuters. The man was...

Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso

A Canadian man was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso government warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, the African country's top...

State of emergency extended in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso's parliament voted to extend a state of emergency by six months in several northern provinces where attacks by Islamist militants surged in...

Burkina Faso operating Cobra armoured vehicles

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Burkina Faso has become the latest African user of the Cobra armoured personnel carrier, having recently taken delivery of an undisclosed number from Turkey's...

Security worsens, ethnic clashes in Burkina Faso

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Thirteen civilians were killed in ethnic violence in central Burkina Faso, government said, echoing a rise in inter-communal conflicts in neighbouring Mali linked to...

Attacks see state of emergency declared in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso declared a state of emergency in several northern provinces, a government spokesman said, as Islamist groups intensify attacks in areas bordering Mali....

French court approves extradition of brother of ex-Burkina Faso president

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A Paris court of appeal approved an extradition request by Burkina Faso's government for the brother of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore, a...

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