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Burkina Faso: Eight shot dead

Ouagadougou/UNI/Xinhua: Gunmen stormed into a ceremony and killed eight people in Sandiaba village in the central-east province of Koulpelogo in Burkina Faso, state-owned news agency AIB reported on Tuesday.

Burkina Faso: UN chief condemns brutal attack that left scores dead

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned a weekend attack in Burkina Faso that left dozens of civilians dead and displaced scores more, his Spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Burkina Faso: Rising displacement adds to Sahel crises

New York: Insecurity in Burkina Faso, particularly in the region bordering Côte d’Ivoire, is pushing more people to seek safety both within and outside the country, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, reported on Friday.

UN envoy on ‘good offices mission’ to Burkina Faso

New York: A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a “good offices mission” in the wake of the military coup last Sunday.

Coup: US govt expresses concern over development in Burkina Faso

Washington: The United States on Tuesday expressed concern over the development in Burkina Faso where a coup was carried out by sections of the armed forces.

Burkina Faso: UN chief condemns deadly attack on northern town, 80 reported dead

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned an armed attack on a convoy near the town of Arbinda, in the north of Burkina Faso, on Wednesday, which has reportedly led to the death of some 80 people.

Burkina Faso: 25 terrorists die during ongoing sweep operations 

Ouagadougou/Xinhua: Burkina Faso's Army said it killed more than 25 terrorists but lost three soldiers and six volunteers during sweep operations from June 7 to 13.

Protection call for Burkina Faso civilians after terror attack leaves 132 dead

New York: Communities in rural Burkina Faso urgently need greater protection from violent extremists, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, insisted on Monday, in response to a deadly assault at the weekend that claimed the lives of at least 132 innocent people.

Burkina Faso village attack: Death toll touches 132

Ouagadougou: The death toll due to the attack by armed men in a village in  northern Burkina Faso has touched 132, media reports said.

Armed attack in Northern Burkina Faso claims 11 lives : Source

Rabat/Sputnik: At least 11 people were killed in an armed attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, a source familiar with the situation told Sputnik on Saturday.

Malian refugees return to Burkina Faso camp nine months after violent attacks

New York: Scores of Malian refugees in Burkina Faso have returned to a camp in the northeast of the country nine months after armed attacks and threats forced them to flee to a neighbouring town, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday.

Terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso leaves 14 security officers killed

Ouagadougou/Sputnik: A terrorist attack in the northern part of Burkina Faso had resulted in the death of 14 security officers, French media reported on Thursday.

Aid agencies call for urgent action to prevent famine in hunger hotspots

New York: People in four food insecurity “hotspots” inside Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, need help urgently to avoid sliding into famine, UN humanitarians said on Friday.

Burkina Faso ‘one step short of famine’, warns UN food relief agency

New York: Unless access is urgently granted to humanitarian organizations, thousands in the Central Sahel will be “pushed into further destitution”, the UN emergency food relief agency warned on Monday.  

Burkina Faso: Over 535,000 children under five ‘acutely’ malnourished

New York: New data from UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed worsening nutritional situation for children in Burkina Faso, with more than 535,000 children under the age of five suffering from acute malnutrition – an unprecedented level.