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Investigation into 28 killed in Burkina Faso must be transparent: UN rights chief

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, has called on the transitional authorities in Burkina Faso to ensure that their investigation into the killing of at least 28 people at the end of December will hold those responsible to account, regardless of their position or rank.

Ban condemns deadly attack on military post in northern Burkina Faso

New York, Dec 17 (Just Earth News):United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today's attack against a military post in Nassoumbou, province of Soum in the north of Burkina Faso, in which Burkinabè soldiers were killed and injured.

In Burkina Faso, UN chief praises country's hard-won gains to consolidate democracy and development

New York, Mar 4 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Burkina Faso is making a solid comeback, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday in the country's capital, Ouagadougou, where he praised the Burkinabe Government and people for their perseverance during a series of tests in recent years, and who with UN support, are firmly on a path to consolidated democratic gains and ensure sustainable development.

Burkina Faso: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns militant attack in hotel

Ottawa, Jan 17 (IBNS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned militant attack at a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou which has killed more than 20 people.

Burkina Faso's new government an achievement for whole Sahel region: Ban

New York, Dec 31 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The inauguration of Burkina Faso's new president marks a significant development for the whole sub-Saharan Sahel region on the path away from tension and disputed elections, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said, also commending the opposition for their prompt acceptance of the election results.

Burkina Faso: Ban calls on all parties to ensure peaceful polls

New York, Nov 30 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With presidential and legislative elections under way in Burkina Faso, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called on all national stakeholders to uphold their commitments throughout the process and urged them to ensure the polls are conducted peacefully.

Burkina Faso's transition won't be stalled by those rowing against current of history: President

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS): Thanking the international community for strongly condemning the recent coup d’état in Burkina Faso, and for backing the transition he is leading, President Michel Kafando on Friday called upon the United Nations General Assembly to continue supporting the county's efforts "to anchor true democracy," through to the holding of free and transparent elections.

Burkina Faso: Ban welcomes release of several leaders, demands others be freed immediately

New York, Sept 19 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the release on Friday of the Transitional President of Burkina Faso who was detained along with several other officials following this week’s coup d’état, and reiterated his demand that all those being held be freed immediately.

Burkina Faso: UN chief urges continued dialogue as transitional Government takes power

New York, Nov 22 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday reiterated his call for all Burkinabé stakeholders to ensure Burkina Faso’s seamless transition to democracy amid an ongoing constitutional crisis in the West African country, a United Nations spokesperson has confirmed.

Burkina Faso: UN chief welcomes adoption of framework for civilian-led transition

New York, Nov 15 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Fridaycongratulated the people of Burkina Faso on the consensus adoption of a Charter of the Transition, which will provide the legal framework for a civilian-led transition culminating in elections in November 2015.

UN chief welcomes agreement aiming to restore democracy to Burkina Faso

New York, Nov 7 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday welcomed the adoption of a new agreement by Burkinabé stakeholders which would see the West African country head towards a democratic transition in the wake of the recent constitutional crisis there.