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Burkina Faso unrest: France agrees to pull its troops out

Burkina Faso wants to defend itself against jihadists, who have forced two million from their homes.

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Burkina Faso explosion: Minibus hits deadly landmine amid jihadist violence

A landmine kills at least 10 passengers as the West African country battles a jihadist insurgency.

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Why Russia is cheering on the Burkina Faso coup

Russian mercenaries look set to profit from the new junta that has seized power in Burkina Faso.

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Burkina Faso’s military leader agrees to step down after coup

Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba steps down after his successor allegedly pledges to restore civilian rule.

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Burkina Faso coup: Gunshots in capital and roads blocked

The army captain who announced Friday’s takeover says the ousted leader is planning a counter-attack.

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Burkina Faso unrest: Military officers remove leader Damiba

An army captain has announced the removal of the country’s military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.

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Burkina Faso trapped miners: Director fined over disaster that left eight dead

The manager of the Perkoa zinc mine is found guilty of manslaughter and given a suspended sentence.

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Suellen Tennyson: Kidnapped US Catholic nun freed in Burkina Faso

Suellen Tennyson, 83, was taken hostage in the middle of the night in early April.

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Burkina Faso missing miners: Four dead bodies found

Another four miners remain missing more than a month after a Burkina Faso zinc mine was flooded.

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Burkina Faso trapped miners: Wives heartbroken but praying for miracles

A month after a zinc mine was flooded in Burkina Faso, relatives of those trapped refuse to give up.

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Burkina Faso trapped miners: Families have hope after three weeks

Rescue efforts continue 24 hours a day to find eight miners caught by flash floods in Burkina Faso.

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Burkina Faso gold mine blast kills 60

Dozens more are injured in Burkina Faso after sticks of dynamite in a market blew up, officials say.

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Burkina Faso coup: New leader Damiba gives first speech

West African leaders suspend the country from the regional bloc and call for the ousted leader to be freed.

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Burkina Faso coup: Return of the military strongmen to West Africa

Burkina Faso is the latest country to experience a coup in a region where democracy had seemed entrenched.

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Who is Burkina Faso coup leader Lt-Col Damiba?

Lt-Col Damiba took power in Burkina Faso just three weeks after his 41st birthday – what else do we know?

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Burkina Faso coup: Why soldiers have overthrown President Kaboré

The military takeover, driven by insecurity, resembles what happened in neighbouring Mali.

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Burkina Faso military says it has seized power

President Kaboré has been overthrown and the government and parliament dissolved, the army says.

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Burkina Faso soldiers mutiny at bases in Ouagadougou

The government denies reports of a coup attempt or that the president has been detained.

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Afcon 2021: Cameroon beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in opening game

Hosts Cameroon come from behind to beat Burkina Faso in an absorbing opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Dozens killed in Burkina Faso attack

Security forces are struggling to contain Islamist violence that has spread across the region.