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Attentat de Ouagadougou : Alpha Condé s’est rendu au Burkina Faso

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18 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery

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People trapped as gunmen kill 17 at a restaurant in Burkina Faso

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At least 18 killed in attack on popular restaurant in Burkina Faso

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Gunmen storm Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso killing at least 17 and injuring 8

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17 dead in gun attack on Burkina Faso cafe

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Burkina Faso go to CAS over South Africa v Senegal 2018 replay
The Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF) is appealing to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (Cas) over the replaying of a World Cup tie. Fifa ordered the tie between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed due to "match manipulation" by the referee. it "continues to oppose a decision that is tainted by abuse of power and irrelevant to the texts of the international football authority   Read More ...
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Ajax Cape Town confirm the signing of Burkina Faso defender Soumaila Ouattara
According to reports, Ajax Cape Town have bolstered their defensive department with the signing of Burkina Faso defender Soumaila Ouattara. Following the departure of Rivaldo Coetzee, the Urban Warriors were running thin on defensive options despite bringing in both Tercious Malepe from Orlando Pirates and Mario Booysen from Mamelodi Sundowns, and they have decided to strengthen their options further by bringing on board Ouattara as they look to solidify their backline once again   Read More ...
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Peace Corps evacuates Burkina Faso volunteers
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – The United States embassy in Burkina Faso says it has evacuated all Peace Corps volunteers from the West African country due to security concerns. An embassy communique says 124 volunteers have traveled back to the U.S. It says the Peace Corps program has been closely monitoring the safety and security environment in Burkina Faso and looks forward to a time when volunteers can return   Read More ...
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Peace Corps evacuates Burkina Faso volunteers
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The United States embassy in Burkina Faso says it has evacuated all Peace Corps volunteers from the West African country due to security concerns. An embassy communique says 124 volunteers have traveled back to the U.S. It says the Peace Corps program has been closely monitoring the safety and security environment in Burkina Faso and looks forward to a time when volunteers can return   Read More ...
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Peace Corps evacuates Burkina Faso volunteers
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The United States embassy in Burkina Faso says it has evacuated all Peace Corps volunteers from the West African country due to security concerns. An embassy communique says 124 volunteers have traveled back to the U.S. It says the Peace Corps program has been closely monitoring the safety and security environment in Burkina Faso and looks forward to a time when volunteers can return   Read More ...
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Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Burkina Faso
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Mr. Salifou Diallo in Paris, France, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. After undergoing medical care in Tunis, H.E. Mr. Salifou Diallo flew to Paris for a break and was expected to return to Ouagadougou the same day he passed away   Read More ...
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Ellen Consoles Burkina Faso
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Salifou Diallo in Paris, France, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. After undergoing medical care in Tunis, Diallo flew to Paris for a break and was expected to return to Ouagadougou the same day he passed away   Read More ...
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Pres. Sirleaf consoles Burkina Faso - The New Dawn Liberia
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Mr. Salifou Diallo in Paris, France, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. After undergoing medical care in Tunis, H.E. Mr. Salifou Diallo flew to Paris for a break and was expected to return to Ouagadougou the same day he passed away   Read More ...
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Ghana fail to qualify for CHAN as shocks continue
Burkina Faso pulled off a shock 2-1 win over Ghana on Sunday to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya, the tournament for home-based footballers. Elsewhere on Sunday, Namibia overturned a first-leg deficit against Comoros to progress. On a weekend of shocks, the holders Democratic Republic of Congo were eliminated on the away goals-ruling by neighbours Congo Brazzaville, as Mali, Algeria, Egypt and South Africa also suffered exits   Read More ...
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Alpha Condé offre 100 mille Dollar US au Burkina Faso frappé par un attentat terroriste
Le chef de l’Etat guinéen et président de l’Union africaine(UA), Alpha condé s’est rendu ce jeudi 17 août 2017 au Burkina Fasso pour apporter son soutien au peuple burkinabè suite à l’attentat qui a fait 18 morts et plusieurs blessés au café-restaurant ‘’Aziz Istanbul de Ouagadougou le dimanche 13 août 2017. Révolté et très ému par les dégâts de cet acte terroriste, Alpha condé a offert 100 mille dollars américains aux victimes   Read More ...
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Attentat de Ouagadougou : Alpha Condé s’est rendu au Burkina Faso
Conakry- Face à la tragédie qui a frappé le Burkina Faso le 13 août dernier au cours d’un attentat terroriste qui a fait au moins 18 morts et plusieurs blessés, le Président de la République de Guinée, Président en exercice de l’Union Africaine, le Professeur Alpha Condé, s’est rendu dans la capitale burkinabé ce jeudi 17 août 2017 pour apporter son soutien, sa solidarité, ceux du peuple de Guinée et du continent au pays des hommes intègres   Read More ...
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Canadian woman killed in Burkina Faso terror attack remembered for big heart and sense of adventure
Tammy Chen was only 33 when she was killed in a terrorist attack Sunday in Burkina Faso.Chen was among 18 people who were killed when two gunmen stormed a café in the heart of the country’s capital city, Ouagadougou. Her family says they have barely begun processing her death.“Everything still seems too surreal,” her younger sister Tiffany Chen told Global News   Read More ...
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Burkina Faso stunned by another deadly extremist attack
Ouagadougou - The scene was all too familiar: Islamic extremists striking a popular dining spot while dozens of patrons, many of them foreigners, took a break from daily life in Burkina Faso. Victims were gunned down at random. Gunfire rang out for hours as special forces worked to secure the scene. After Sunday night's deadly attack on Kwame N'krumah Avenue, some in this West African nation are wondering: How could this happen again only 200 meters away from the first massacre in January 2016? And why is the capital no safer? "There are no words to explain our anger and despair," said Ousseni Tanagda, whose job selling phone credit has suffered since the 2016 attack on a popular cafe   Read More ...
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Burkina Faso stunned by another deadly extremist attack
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The scene was all too familiar: Islamic extremists striking a popular dining spot while dozens of patrons, many of them foreigners, took a break from daily life in Burkina Faso. Victims were gunned down at random. Gunfire rang out for hours as special forces worked to secure the scene. After Sunday night's deadly attack on Kwame N'krumah Avenue, some in this West African nation are wondering: How could this happen again only 200 meters (yards) away from the first massacre in January 2016? And why is the capital no safer? "There are no words to explain our anger and despair," said Ousseni Tanagda, whose job selling phone credit has suffered since the 2016 attack on a popular cafe   Read More ...
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Canadians killed in Burkina Faso remembered for wanting to bring change
MONTREAL -- Two Canadians killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso are being remembered for their efforts to bring about change in the West African country. Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah died after the terrorist strike on a popular Turkish restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou on Sunday that claimed 18 lives. Diffalah worked with an NGO in the West African country, while Chen helped found a charity called Bright Futures Burkina Faso and held degrees from McGill University and Queen's University   Read More ...
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Justin Trudeau condemns Burkina Faso attack that killed 2 Canadians
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is offering condolences in the wake of a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso that killed 18 people, including two Canadians.In a statement, the prime minister says he is deeply saddened by the incident. Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah were among those killed during the attack on a popular restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou.WATCH: Foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland offered condolences to the families of two Canadians who died in an attack at a restaurant in Burkina Faso on Sunday   Read More ...
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Trudeau condemns ‘cowardly’ Burkina Faso attack that killed 2 Canadians
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is offering condolences in the wake of a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso that killed 18 people, including two Canadians.   Read More ...
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PM Trudeau condemns 'cowardly' Burkina Faso attack, offers condolences
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is offering condolences in the wake of a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso that killed 18 people, including two Canadians. In a statement, the prime minister says he is deeply saddened by the incident. Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah were among those killed during the attack on a popular restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou. Trudeau is offering his personal condolences as well as those of the government and wishing a speedy recovery to the injured   Read More ...
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Montrealer killed in Burkina Faso attack 'wanted to make a difference'
Montrealer Bilel Diffalah, one of two Canadians killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire on a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, was in the West African country because "he wanted to make a difference," says the director of the volunteer program he was representing. A veterinarian by training in his native Algeria, Diffalah had expertise in food safety and was in Burkina Faso as a volunteer with the Uniterra program operated jointly by the Centre for International Cooperation and Studies and the World University Service of Canada   Read More ...
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18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant ‘rebel atttack’
Ouagadougou. At least 18 people including foreigners were killed and a dozen others wounded in a “terrorist attack” by suspected jihadists on a Turkish restaurant in the Burkina Faso capital, the government said Monday. Two assailants were also killed by security forces who launched a counter-assault following Sunday night’s attack on the restaurant popular with foreigners, Communications Minister Remis Dandjinou said   Read More ...
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His Highness Amir sends condolences to Burkina Faso pres. over attack victims
KUWAIT, Aug 15 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday sent a cable of condolences to Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore over the victims of a "terrorist" attack that targeted a restaurant in the capital. In the cable, His Highness the Amir expressed his sincere condolences over the victims killed in the attack, praying to Allah the Almighty to bless the souls of victims with mercy and wishing the injured speedy recovery   Read More ...
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First picture of "exceptional" pregnant newlywed Cambridge student and husband killed in Burkina Faso terror attack
First picture of "exceptional" pregnant newlywed Cambridge student and husband killed in Burkina Faso terror attack Tammy Chen, 34, who was pregnant, was at a restaurant with her husband Mehsen Fenaiche when they were gunned down on Sunday after going to country to volunteer. Tributes have been paid to an "exceptional" PhD Cambridge student who was among the 18 victims of a terror attack in Burkina Faso   Read More ...
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Donald Trump, Burkina Faso, Paris: Your Tuesday Briefing
The widespread criticism has also put new pressure on Stephen Bannon, the White House chief strategist, who had cautioned Mr. Trump not to criticize far-right activists too severely for fear of antagonizing a small but energetic part of his base. Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon, and others have pushed for Mr. Bannon’s dismissal. _____ In Sierra Leone, at least 300 people were killed by torrential flooding and mudslides   Read More ...
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Former Toronto teacher and Montreal-based volunteer killed in Burkina Faso attack
CBC News has confirmed the identities of two Canadian citizens killed Sunday after gunmen opened fire on a popular restaurant in the capital of the West African country of Burkina Faso. Tammy Chan, a former Toronto teacher, and Bilel Diffalah, a volunteer with the Montreal-based Centre for International Studies and Co-operation, died after assailants arriving on motorcycles shot at the restaurant crowd in Ouagadougou in an apparently random attack   Read More ...
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Two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified
Two Canadians killed in an attack on an upscale Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso have been identified. The federal government identified Tammy Chen from Ontario as one of the victims, and a Quebec anti-poverty group said one of its volunteers, Bilel Diffalah, was also killed in the shooting. Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire on crowds dining at a restaurant popular with tourists in the West African country’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday evening   Read More ...
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Former Toronto teacher Tammy Chen among 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack
CBC News has confirmed that Tammy Chen, a former Toronto teacher, was one of two Canadians killed after gunmen opened fire on a popular restaurant in the capital of the West African country of Burkina Faso. "It is with heavy hearts that we have learned of the passing of former [Toronto District School Board] teacher, Tammy Chen — the victim of a senseless act of violence in Burkino Faso on Sunday night," the TDSB said in a statement Monday   Read More ...
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Ontario resident Tammy Chen identified as one of two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack
Ontario resident Tammy Mackay Chen and another unnamed Canadian were among the victims of an attack at an upscale restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso.Local media reports have identified 15 of 18 of the dead, including Chen and her husband, Mehsen Fenaich of Senegal.Global Affairs confirmed the news on Monday afternoon.Chen was studying at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and had previously studied at Queen’s and McGill Universities, according to her Facebook page   Read More ...
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One of 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified
Global Affairs Canada has identified one of the two Canadians killed inan attack on an upscale Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso. The federal government identified the victim as Ontario resident Tammy Chen. The name of the other Canadian killed has not been released. “My heartfelt condolences, the heartfelt condolences of our government go out to the loved ones of those targeted and the victims of this tragic attack,” Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said at a press conference earlier Monday   Read More ...
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Burkina Faso: qui sont les victimes de l'attaque terroriste de Ouagadougou?
CONAKRY-Le président guinéen Alpha Condé a exprimé sa "révolte et son indignation" suite à l'attaque terroriste qui a fait une vingtaine de morts à Ouagadougou, la capitale burkinabé. Si aucune victime guinéenne n'a été signalée, on en sait un peu plus sur la nationalité des victimes de cette attaque en plein coeur de Ouagadougou. Selon un confrère burkinabé, les victimes   Read More ...
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Bahrain condemns Burkina Faso attack
MANAMA, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- Bahrain on Monday condemned a "terrorist" attack on a restaurant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, which killed and injured several people, and expressed condolences over its victims. The Bahraini Foreign Ministry, in a statement, extended its support to Burkina Faso and underlined its "stance in rejection of all forms of violence, fundamentalism and terrorism." The Gulf country went on to urge the need to increase international efforts aimed at eradicating this threat to global security and peace   Read More ...
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At least 18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack
Ouagadougou - At least 18 people including eight or more foreigners were gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, officials said on Monday, the latest west African attack to target a spot popular with expats. There has been no claim of responsibility for Sunday night's attack at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant, which was often packed with foreign nationals who went there to watch football   Read More ...
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18 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hours after suspected Islamic extremists opened fire as patrons dined at the popular restaurant where she worked as a waitress, Amy Sawadogo was still wandering around barefoot at a crisis center asking about her colleagues. "I just want to go to the hospital and see who is still alive," the distraught young woman, who was still dressed in her uniform, said early Monday   Read More ...
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18 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- Hours after suspected Islamic extremists opened fire as patrons dined at the popular restaurant where she worked as a waitress, Amy Sawadogo was still wandering around barefoot at a crisis centre asking about her colleagues. "I just want to go to the hospital and see who is still alive," the distraught young woman, who was still dressed in her uniform, said early Monday   Read More ...
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18 dead in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso eatery
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hours after suspected Islamic extremists opened fire as patrons dined at the popular restaurant where she worked as a waitress, Amy Sawadogo was still wandering around barefoot at a crisis center asking about her colleagues. "I just want to go to the hospital and see who is still alive," the distraught young woman, who was still dressed in her uniform, said early Monday   Read More ...
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chief Guterres condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso
14 August 2017 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. “The Secretary-General stresses that there can be no justification for such acts of indiscriminate violence,” said his Deputy Spokesperson, Farhan Haq, in a statement. Further to the statement, Mr. Guterres extended his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Burkina Faso and wished a speedy recovery to the injured   Read More ...
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18 people killed after IS terrorists attack restaurant in Burkina Faso
BURKINA Faso’s government spokesman says that the country’s special forces have ended an attack by suspected Islamic extremists on an upscale Turkish restaurant in this West African country’s capital Ouagadougou. “At this moment our forces have neutralized two terrorists and the number of casualties, still provisional, is 18 dead and several wounded,” Communications Minister and government spokesman Remy Danguinou said yesterday morning   Read More ...
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Suspected Islamic extremists open fire at a Burkina Faso restaurant
Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the last two years. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the violence, which continued into the early hours Monday. Gunfire could be heard almost seven hours after the attack began   Read More ...
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The Latest: 2 Canadians among 18 dead in Burkina Faso attack
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The Latest on the attack in Burkina Faso (all times local): Canada's foreign minister says two Canadians were among 18 people killed in a suspected extremist attack on a popular restaurant in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said her heartfelt condolences go out to the loved ones of this targeted attack. Freeland says Canadian consular officials are providing assistance to their loved ones   Read More ...
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Canada says two killed in Burkina Faso attack
TORONTO (Reuters) - Two Canadians were among those killed in an attack on a Burkina Faso restaurant, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday, though she gave no information regarding the victims' identities. Suspected Islamist militants opened fire on patrons at a restaurant in the capital of Ouagadougou, killing at least 18 people and wounding several others. Six Canadians were among those killed in an attack on a hotel in Burkina Faso in January, 2016   Read More ...
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Two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack
Two Canadians have been killed in an attack at an upscale Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland confirmed Monday. “My heartfelt condolences, the heartfelt condolences of our government go out to the loved ones of those targeted and the victims of this tragic attack,” Freeland said at a press conference on Monday. The identities of the Canadians killed in the attack were not disclosed   Read More ...
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