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Terrorist Attack · Burkina Faso

Armed assailants kill about 50 people in eastern Burkina Faso

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Armed assailants have killed about 50 people in eastern Burkina Faso. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack on Wednesday.Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State have overrun swathes of Burkina. Army officers overthrew Burkina's president in January, complaining about worsening Islamist violence.See the Story
Burkina Faso · Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 50 civilians in flare-up of violence

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Around 50 people were killed by armed assailants in eastern Burkina Faso. The area has been struggling with Islamic extremist violence but it was not immediately clear who was behind the latest attack. Militants with links to al-Qaida and the Islamic State (IS) group have made inroads into large parts of the country in recent years.See the Story
Africa · Burkina Faso

Rebels kill 50 civilians in Burkina Faso: governor

Coverage: 2 sources
The civilians from Madjoari died on Wednesday trying to flee a jihadist blockade. The governor of the region said: "Security operations are underway to restore peace" Burkina Faso has been shaken by jihadist raids since 2015, with the movements linked to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.See the Story
Ouagadougou · Ouagadougou

Two more miners found dead in flooded Burkina Faso mine

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The bodies of four of the eight missing miners were found earlier this week. The government said in a statement that search operations were continuing for the remaining two missing miners. The Perkoa mine abruptly submerged on April 16 after torrential rain fell unexpectedly during Burkina Faso's dry season.See the Story
Burkina Faso · Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: Gunmen Kill 50 Civilians in Flare-Up of Violence

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Around 50 people were killed by armed assailants in eastern Burkina Faso. The victims were attacked while trying to escape a blockade set up by extremists, survivors said. The area has been struggling with Islamic extremist violence but it was not immediately clear who was behind the latest attack.See the Story
Burkina Faso · Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso foreign minister prayers Qatar Charity's projects

Burkina Faso's Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba paid Qatar Charity's (QC) efforts in helping those in need in the country, encouraging her reading to provide all the necessary facilities to QC for implementing projects in the country.See the Story
Sahel · Sahel

Sahel should be seen as region of ‘opportunity’ despite ‘multiple crises’

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Sahel is a vast under-populated region stretching across Africa from Senegal in the west to Djibouti in the east. It is being destabilized by terrorism-related conflict, the effects of climate change and a lack of development. Annadif Khatir Mahamat Saleh is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel.See the Story
Islamists · Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso massacre by suspected Islamists: Benin and Togo

Suspected Islamists have killed approximately 50 civilians in Burkina Faso. It remains unclear who the culprits are. Benin and Togo are worried that Islamist networks are now intent on spreading terrorism to their respective nations. Terrorist attacks in the last ten days have killed over 110 people.See the Story
Africa · Djibo

Burkina Faso: Northern blockade cuts food supply to thousands of people | Africanews

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
In Djibo town, the population has swollen from 60-thousand to some 300-thousand over the last few years as people flee the countryside to escape violence. Residents now complain of thirst and hunger.See the Story

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