- Gunmen attack Burkina Faso police station; 3 dead Updated: Oct-09-15 11:16 am
OUAGDOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Authorities say three police officers have been killed after some 50 armed men attacked a police station near Burkina Faso's border with Mali.
- Prosecutor: Burkina Faso coup leader formally charged Updated: Oct-06-15 5:56 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - A military prosecutor says the general who took power after last month's coup now has been formally charged along with one other formal top official accused of supporting the overthrow of Burkina Faso's government.
- Ethiopia won't send soccer team to Burkina Faso after coup Updated: Sep-30-15 11:41 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Ethiopian Football Federation says it won't send its women's under-20 soccer team to Burkina Faso after the recent coup there.
- Burkina Faso government asks public not to attack elite unit Updated: Sep-27-15 7:42 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's government has asked citizens to avoid aggression against the presidential guard that staged a coup earlier this month.
- Burkina Faso president back in power 1 week after coup Updated: Sep-23-15 4:56 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's interim president triumphantly returned to power Wednesday, a week after his political demise had seemed all but certain following a military coup.
- State Dept. advises against travel to Burkina Faso Updated: Sep-21-15 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department is warning U.S. citizens against travel to Burkina Faso and advising Americans who are there to leave as soon as possible.
- Burkina Faso reform body says army unit should be disbanded Updated: Sep-14-15 1:51 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's national reconciliation commission on Monday called for the dismantling of an elite military unit accused of killing demonstrators during last year's uprising that toppled the president of nearly three decades.
- 14 candidates to run in Burkina Faso presidential election Updated: Sep-10-15 5:39 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Officials in Burkina Faso say that 14 candidates will take part in next month's election, the first since the longtime leader in this West African nation was forced from power.
- Senegalair jet collided with Boeing before crash Updated: Sep-10-15 12:26 pm
PARIS - French accident investigators say a Senegalair jet that crashed into the Atlantic, killing all seven people on board, had a midair collision with a Boeing 737 before the accident.