Burkina Faso says 28 soldiers, civilians killed in rebel attacks | Conflict News

Rebel fighters conducted separate attacks on Sunday and Monday, including 15 men killed after a minibus was stopped. At least 28 people, including soldiers and civilians, have been killed in two attacks by armed assailants in Burkina Faso, a regional governor and the army said in separate statements. The army said on Monday that a … Read more

Burkina Faso says 28 killed in 2 attacks by armed assailants

OUAGADOUGOU: At least 28 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in two attacks by armed assailants on Sunday and Monday in burkina fasoa regional governor and the army said in separate statements on Monday.The army said a combat unit in Falangoutou, in the north of the country near its border with Nigercame under attack … Read more

Burkina Faso: France recalls ambassador and will withdraw military forces

CNN — France will withdraw its military forces from Burkina Faso within a month, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN on Wednesday. Following a formal request from the Burkina Faso government to do so, the French military mission will end a month after receipt of that written demand, the ministry said. Since 2018, … Read more

France agrees to withdraw troops from Burkina Faso within a month | Armed Groups News

The move comes after the Sahel country’s military rulers demanded that Paris withdraw its forces. France will withdraw its troops from Burkina Faso within a month after the West African country’s military rulers asked it to leave, the French foreign ministry said, in a move that will further reduce its presence in a region facing … Read more

Burkina Faso’s military government demands French troops leave the country within one month

CNN — The military government of Burkina Faso has demanded the departure of French troops from the country, according to the government press agency Agence d’Information du Burkina (AIB). France has exactly one month to remove its troops from Burkina Faso, according to the terms of the 2018 agreement, AIB reported, citing sources. The military … Read more

Burkina Faso demands departure of French troops: Report | Politics News

Military-ruled Burkina Faso suspends accord with France, orders troops to leave within a month, reports state media. Burkina Faso’s military government has ordered French troops stationed in the West African country to leave within a month. The decision, announced by the official Agence d’Information du Burkina (AIB) on Saturday, is the latest sign of deteriorating … Read more

Two attacks kill 18 in Burkina Faso: Security sources | News

Burkina Faso is grappling with violence spearheaded by rebel fighters affiliated with al-Qaeda and ISIL. Two suspected attacks have killed at least 18 people, including 16 vigilantes supporting the army, in Burkina Faso, security sources said on Friday. Thursday’s attacks in the north and northwest of the country were the latest to hit a civilian … Read more

Burkina Faso: 50 women abducted by suspected rebels | Armed Groups News

Gunmen abducted some 50 women in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum on January 12 and 13, the government says. Armed men seized the women as they were picking wild fruit outside the village of Liki, about 15 kilometers (9.32 miles) from the town of Aribinda, and in another district west of the town. “Searching … Read more

US, Russia clash at UN meeting over ‘violent extremism’ in Africa | News

The United States has accused Kremlin-backed Russian military contractors of interfering in the internal affairs of African countries and “increasing the likelihood that violent extremism will grow” in the Sahel region, which is facing increasing attacks, an allegation Russia denies. US Deputy Ambassador Richard Mills lashed out at the Wagner Group at a UN Security … Read more