Gulf Times - Burkina-Faso
Attack in northern Burkina Faso kills at least 15

Attack in northern Burkina Faso kills at least 15

At least 15 people were killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said on Saturday.

Burkina security forces accused of killing 31 unarmed civilians

Burkina security forces accused of killing 31 unarmed civilians

International advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday that it believed security forces in Burkina Faso had summarily executed 31 unarmed detainees earlier this month during operations against Islamist militants.

Burkina Faso reports first death; Zambia announces first two confirmed cases

Burkina Faso reports first death; Zambia announces first two confirmed cases

Authorities in Burkina Faso announced on Wednesday the registration of the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, which is also the first death in sub-Saharan Africa.

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday.

Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud arrived Tuesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,

Roadside bomb kills children on bus in Burkina Faso

Roadside bomb kills children on bus in Burkina Faso

Fourteen civilians, including many schoolchildren, died Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told AFP.

Amir condoles with Burkina Faso leader

Amir condoles with Burkina Faso leader

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday sent cables to President of Burkina Faso ...

Burkina Faso army says 32 'terrorists' killed in two operations

Burkina Faso army says 32 'terrorists' killed in two operations

The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 ‘terrorists’ in two operations in the north of the country, the latest deadly incidents in the West African country struggling to quell a rising militant revolt.

16 killed in Burkina Faso mosque attack

16 killed in Burkina Faso mosque attack

Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso's volatile north, security sources said Saturday.

Around 20 killed in latest wave of Burkina Faso violence

Around 20 killed in latest wave of Burkina Faso violence

Twenty people were killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a gold-mining site in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, two sources said.

14 killed in militant attack in Burkina Faso

14 killed in militant attack in Burkina Faso

Armed men described as jihadists raided a village in Burkina Faso's restive north, killing 14 people, plundering and burning shops and motorbikes, local and security sources said Saturday.

Farewell ceremony for ambassadors

Farewell ceremony for ambassadors

HE the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi, on Wednesday held a farewell ceremony in honour of the outgoing ambassadors