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    Extremists stage deadly attacks in Burkina Faso capital

    World | March 02, 2018 23:55 IST

    More than 90 people were wounded in the violence in the former French colony in West Africa, and officials called it a terrorist attack. There was no claim of responsibility.

  • burkina faso diplomat chosen as interim leader

    Burkina Faso diplomat chosen as interim leader

    World | November 18, 2014 7:40 IST

    Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso's former ambassador to the United Nations is slated to be in charge of a civilian transitional government after the military briefly seized control of the country last month.Michel Kafando, 72, was named

  • un chief hails civilian rule deal in burkina faso

    UN chief hails civilian rule deal in Burkina Faso

    World | November 07, 2014 7:44 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has hailed the adoption of an agreement on one-year civilian-led transition, calling on all parties in the country to rapidly decide who will lead the transition.Ban encouraged all

  • burkina faso leader cross with regional mediators

    Burkina Faso leader cross with regional mediators

    World | November 07, 2014 7:35 IST

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso's military leader lashed out at regional mediators on Thursday, saying he wasn't concerned about a two-week deadline imposed by the African Union for him to hand over power to a

  • burkina faso leaders agree to political transition plan

    Burkina Faso leaders agree to political transition plan

    World | November 06, 2014 12:18 IST

    London: Burkina Faso's political parties agreed that the country's political transition should last a year, followed by elections in November 2015, a media report said on Thursday.But the talks Wednesday held in the capital, Ouagadougou,

  • 3 presidents press burkina faso on civilian rule

    3 presidents press Burkina Faso on civilian rule

    World | November 06, 2014 9:07 IST

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Diplomats pressing Burkina Faso's military ruler to return the country to civilian rule said on Wednesday they are seeking names of people who could serve as interim head of state until elections

  • un chief wants civilian led transition in burkina faso

    UN chief wants civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso

    World | November 05, 2014 8:30 IST

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an inclusive, civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso, with his special representative in the region consulting with stakeholders, a UN spokesperson said."The Secretary-General continues to be greatly

  • france seeks civilian rule in burkina faso

    France seeks civilian rule in Burkina Faso

    World | November 05, 2014 6:27 IST

    Paris: France on Tuesday gave a call for the creation of a civilian transitional government in Burkina Faso to prepare for elections in the West African country where violent and massive street protests forced president

  • african union calls for burkina faso army to transfer power

    African Union calls for Burkina Faso army to transfer power to civilians

    World | November 04, 2014 8:39 IST

    Addis Ababa: The African Union (AU) has called for the army in Burkina Faso to transfer power to civilians in two weeks period.The Peace and Security Council of the 54-member pan-African bloc held its meeting

  • burkina faso appoints new transitional leader

    Burkina Faso appoints new transitional leader

    World | November 02, 2014 7:32 IST

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso's army appointed a military colonel as transitional leader on Saturday, it said, after the West African country's president resigned from 27 years in office amid violent protests against his continued

  • au calls for civilian led transition in burkina faso

    AU calls for civilian-led transition in Burkina Faso

    World | November 02, 2014 7:22 IST

    Addis Ababa: The African Union (AU) has called for a civilian-led and consensual transition in Burkina Faso.The Peace and Security Council of the 54-member Pan-African bloc will be holding a meeting on Monday to consider

  • burkina faso 2nd soldier says he s president

    Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

    World | November 01, 2014 11:12 IST

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the

  • us urges peaceful transition of power in burkina faso

    US urges peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso

    World | November 01, 2014 8:33 IST

    Washington: The US on Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup."We underscored our commitment to peaceful transitions of power, through democratic

  • protests push burkina faso president from power

    Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

    World | November 01, 2014 8:20 IST

    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: The president of Burkina Faso stepped down on Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers.Confusion reigned late Friday over

  • us urge peaceful transition of power in burkina faso

    US urge peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso

    World | November 01, 2014 7:25 IST

    Washington: The US Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup."We underscored our commitment to peaceful transitions of power, through democratic elections,

  • burkina faso president declares state of emergency

    Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency

    World | October 31, 2014 6:30 IST

    Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore on Thursday declared a state of emergency after violent protests against his attempt to extend his 27-year-rule.The move came after the government of Burkina Faso scraped its decision to

  • burkina faso parliament building set on fire

    Burkina Faso parliament building set on fire

    World | October 30, 2014 22:39 IST

    Ouagadougou: Protesters agitated over plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule have set fire to Parliament House, BBC reported Thursday.Having first come to power in a coup in 1987,

  • un finds second black box of air algeria jet

    UN finds second black box of Air Algeria jet

    World | July 27, 2014 7:32 IST

    Bamako (Mali): The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali said today that its experts found the second black box of the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and disintegrated in remote northern Mali, killing

  • ghana seeded for final world cup draw

    Ghana seeded for final World Cup draw

    Soccer | September 13, 2013 11:30 IST

    Accra (Ghana): World No.24 Ghana will be seeded for the final play-off draw for the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup.The 'Black Stars' will be seeded alongside Ivory Coast, Algeria, Nigeria and Tunisia -- the five

  • messi drogba eto o to play in burkina faso

    Messi, Drogba, Eto'o to play in Burkina Faso

    Soccer | April 27, 2012 9:58 IST

    Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Apr 27: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will head a team of international stars in a charity match against Burkina Faso's national team in June, a government spokesman said Thursday.Sylvain Vebamba said Messi,

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