- Burkina Faso court rejects candidate of former ruling party Updated: Aug-29-15 3:10 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - A court in Burkina Faso on Saturday rejected the chosen presidential candidate of the former ruling party, prompting threats of a boycott of the vote in October.
- Guinea ex-coup leader won't run in election Updated: Aug-28-15 2:17 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The lawyer of Guinea's former coup leader says the ex-strongman will not be able to take part in next month's presidential election after he was barred from returning to the country.
- Armed men launch attack in Burkina Faso near Mali Updated: Aug-24-15 3:52 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Several suspected Islamic militants launched a rare attack near the West African nation's border with Mali on Monday, wounding at least two people as they said they were targeting Christians, a witness and a security official said.