Burkina Faso

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a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa

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Activists applied pressure to ensure a transition of power did not fall into the hands of the country's long politicised military, braved an attempted coup by forces loyal to Mr Compaore, and facilitated the holding of free elections in Burkina Faso.
Nous sommes en train, avec mon homologue du Burkina Faso, d'evaluer cette operation et renforcer nos capacites, mutualiser nos moyens afin d'arriver a bout de ces groupes terroristes", a declare le ministre malien de la Defense, a l'issue d'une rencontre avec le Premier ministre burkinabe Christophe Marie Joseph Dabire.
ROME, Italy -- The Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, will visit Burkina Faso on 12-14 August.
Yousef Al Othaimeen, extended his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Burkina Faso over the tragedy.
'We have placed all of them on high alert because of the attacks in Burkina Faso and other Sahel countries,' he indicated.
The government of Burkina Faso blamed unnamed armed groups operating in the country and Africa's surrounding Sahel region.
Islamist militants based in Mali have regrouped after a French intervention in 2013 and now use the country's north and centre as launchpads for attacks on neighbouring Burkina Faso and Niger.
We reaffirm our solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso and Benin in the face of these threats," she said.
Ambassador Souleymane Kone has said that his West African country Burkina Faso is eager to strengthen economic and diplomatic relations with Pakistan and in fact wants to learn from experiences and expertise of this brotherly country in various sectors mainly mining, energy, education, health, agriculture and infrastructure.
Recently, Burkina Faso has been a target for string of deadly terrorist attacks that left hundreds of casualties, Merkel told reporters after taking part in a G5 Sahel emergency summit in in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Wednesday night.
A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during an attack by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, local sources said.
attack by militants in northern Burkina Faso, an army statement said.
Yousef Al-Othaimeen has issued a vigorous condemnation of the terrorist attack carried out by an armed group of individuals against the station of the territorial police in the city of Djibo, Burkina Faso on 18 October 2018.