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19-Nov-2019 to 18:02

Burkina army "neutralize 24 terrorists", seize 64 vehicles

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe army has claimed that 24 individuals from an alleged terrorist group called Bourgou IV have been neutralised and 64 of their vehicles seized in a joint operation with troops from the G5 Sahel countries and the French military between November 1 to 17 2019 and the French military, APA learned on Tuesday from security sources.

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14-Nov-2019 to 17:08

Burkina to regulate recruitment of anti-terrorism volunteers (Official)

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso Security ministry has announced that the legislative and regulatory process was underway for the recruitment of volunteers to counter the terrorist threat in the country.

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11-Nov-2019 to 18:18

Burkina army 'neutralises three terrorists'

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The army in Burkina Faso has claimed in a statement that three insurgents have been neutralised on Monday following an attack in Foutouri in the Eastern region.

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07-Nov-2019 to 22:57

Burkina Faso to recruit volunteers to fight terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré Thursday in Ouagadougou called for the general mobilisation of volunteers in areas under terrorist threat, in his message to the nation following the terrorist attack on a convoy of miners that killed 38 people.

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07-Nov-2019 to 22:19

Burkina’s Iron Biby wins Strongman contest

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkinabe weightlifter Cheich Al-Hassan Sanou, aka Iron Biby, recently won the “log press” ahead of 14 world-class competitors, APA learned on Thursday.

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07-Nov-2019 to 10:42

37 mine workers killed in Burkina convoy ambush

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A convoy carrying workers from the Boungou gold mine in Eastern Burkina Faso was ambushed Wednesday morning on, leaving at least 37 of them dead.

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05-Nov-2019 to 23:26

G5 Sahel champions 'development actions' against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — G5 Sahel ministers meeting in Ouagadougou on Tuesday have called on member countries to implement urgent development actions to combat terrorism in the region.

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