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21-Aug-2019 to 12:59

Burkina leader urges citizens to remain resolute against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has invited his fellow citizen to “place themselves above the emotions” in the fight against terrorism, following the death of 24 soldiers in the attack on the Koutougou military base, located more than 200 km north of the capital, Ouagadougou.

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:56

Burkina's Koutougou attack death toll reaches 24

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — The latest death toll from Monday's raid by insurgents on an outpost of the Burkinabe military in the north of the country increased from ten to twenty-four soldiers, the army announced in a statement seen by APA on Tuesday.

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:01

Burkina army claims 40 'terrorists' killed in retaliatory raid

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe army claimed forty “terrorists” were killed and 20 of their motorcycles destroyed in a retaliatory raid which followed an incursion in the northern town of Koutougou by armed militias which left a dozen government troops dead on Monday, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.

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16-Jul-2019 to 21:56

Burkina PM vows to shed light on detainee deaths

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — The Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Christophe Marie Joseph Dabiré on Tuesday promised to shed more light on the death of 11 inmates held at the anti-drug unit in the capital Ouagadougou.

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12-Jun-2019 to 21:10

B/Faso state media workers hold sit-in

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — Public media workers in Burkina Faso have responded to a call by the Autonomous Union of Communication and Culture Workers (SYNATIC) to stage a sit-in on Wednesday.

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13-May-2019 to 13:59

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina church

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, in a note received Sunday evening by APA condemned Sunday's attack on a church in Dablo, in the north central region of Burkina Faso.

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29-Apr-2019 to 19:04

Burkinabe lawyers stage demo against judicial shutdown

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso's lawyers took to the streets of Ouagadougou on Monday to denounce what they called the shutdown for months of the country's judicial system, APA can report.

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