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    01-Aug-2018 to 17:45

    Burkina: African first ladies gather for cancer conclave

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A high-level regional seminar bringing together fifteen African first ladies around the issue of cancer opened in Ouagadougou on Wednesday, the Burkinabe government announced in a statement.

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    15-Jul-2018 to 13:02

    U20 football: Burkina beat Gabon in AfCON qualifier

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso’s Young Stallions defeated the Junior Panthers of Gabon 3-1, in the first leg of the third and final round of qualifiers for the U20 African Nations Cup, to be held in Niger next year.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 19:44

    China opens new embassy in Burkina Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — China has opened a new embassy in Ouagadougou, ​​barely a month after the restoration of diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso.

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    25-Jun-2018 to 12:47

    Burkina Faso: President Kaboré to run for second term

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, whose term ends in a year and a half, said Sunday night that he will contest in the 2020 presidential election.

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    01-Jun-2018 to 11:27

    Burkina Faso abolishes death penalty

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The National Assembly in Burkina Faso Thursday approved an amendment to the 1996 criminal code which abolishes the death penalty in the West African country.

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    24-May-2018 to 15:07

    Burkina Faso severs ties with Taiwan

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has officially severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation Minister, Alpha Barry, announced Thursday at a press briefing in Ouagadougou.

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    16-May-2018 to 19:34

    Burkina plans Thursday homage for Michel Kafando

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso will pay tribute to its former caretaker president Michel Kafando for outstanding contribution to his country, a statement from the Culture ministry discloced on Wednesday.

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