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Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence
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Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist violence

FADA N’GOURMA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The last time Polenli Combary spoke to her son on the phone she prayed…
Burkina Faso: Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack
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Burkina Faso: Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack

An assault on a convoy traveling through the north of Burkina Faso killed 47 people on Wednesday, the government of the western…
Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise
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Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what…
Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government
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Child soldiers carried out Burkina Faso massacre, say UN and government

OUAGADOUGOU, June 24 (Reuters) – A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this…
Burkina Faso’s army chaplains tested by extremist conflict
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Burkina Faso’s army chaplains tested by extremist conflict

KAYA, Burkina Faso (AP) — In the more than 15 years Salomon Tibiri has been offering spiritual succor as a…
Bodies of 3 Europeans ambushed in Burkina Faso flown home
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Bodies of 3 Europeans ambushed in Burkina Faso flown home

MADRID (AP) — The bodies of two Spanish journalists and an Irish wildlife campaigner killed by jihadists in Burkina Faso…
Women fleeing Burkina Faso violence face sexual assault
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Women fleeing Burkina Faso violence face sexual assault

KAYA, Burkina Faso (AP) — A 20-year-old woman could no longer live in her village amid the rising violence caused…
Burkina Faso hospitals worry as second COVID-19 wave hits
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Burkina Faso hospitals worry as second COVID-19 wave hits

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — For nearly a year, Ousseni Yanogo thought he was doing everything he could to protect…
Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19
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Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Balkissa Barro’s been waiting for months to go back to school, but now that she…
U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry
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U.S. ponders cutting military forces in Africa; allies worry

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — As extremist violence grows across Africa, the United States is considering reducing its military presence on…
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