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Six soldiers killed in Burkina Faso blast

Six soldiers were killed Thursday and several others seriously injured when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in eastern Burkina Faso in the latest attack in the jihadist-hit country, security sources said.

Burkina Faso cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Burkina Faso has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Army: 200 arrested for terrorism in West Africa

More than 200 people were arrested last week in a joint anti-terror and security operation in the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin and Togo, the Burkinabe army said.

ECOWAS calls for collaboration on regional peace, security

The President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Jean Brou, has called for collaborative efforts among member states to address issues bordering on regional peace and security.

Burkina attack probe focuses on possible ‘G5 Sahel’ target

Burkina and French investigators on Monday pushed ahead with a probe into deadly jihadist attacks last week suspected to have aimed at a major anti-terror meeting.

Dozens dead in attacks on Burkina military headquarters, French embassy

Dozens of people were killed Friday in twin attacks on the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country's military headquarters, an assault that coincided with a meeting of regional anti-jihadist forces.

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