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17-May-2022 to 12:59

G5 Sahel: EU rues Mali withdrawal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Abdou Cisse - — Mali’s decision to withdraw from the G5 Sahel has caused a reaction from the European Union (EU).

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06-May-2022 to 14:27

Burkina soldiers, volunteers killed in ambushes

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Elements of the Burkinabe army on a security operation were ambushed in the north and north-central regions of the country.

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26-Apr-2022 to 14:05

Burkina: Sankara’s family demands token damages

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The family is demanding that Thomas Sankara’s death certificate be issued in accordance with the facts and that his personal belongings, such as his wedding ring and his gun, be returned.

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26-Apr-2022 to 14:03

B/Faso: Ecowas ultimatum for transition expires

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has not complied with the request of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) to offer a new timetable for the transition.

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21-Apr-2022 to 13:14

Burkina gov’t denies negotiating with jihadists

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe government says it backs dialogue at local level in committees but denies negotiating with jihadist groups.

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09-Apr-2022 to 10:25

Sixteen killed as Burkina jihadists strike

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Sixteen people were killed as suspected jihadists raided the Namissiguima military post in the province of Sanmatenga.

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06-Apr-2022 to 15:52

Burkina Faso: Ex-President Compaore gets life sentence

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The former president of the Republic of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, who has been living in exile in Cote d’Ivoire since his fall in 2014, has been sentenced to life in the trial of the assassination of Thomas Sankara.

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