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Burkina Faso coup leader Gen Diendere 'held' Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso  Gen Gilbert Diendere - the leader of last month's short-lived coup in Burkina Faso - is in the custody of the country's security forces, sources say   Burkina Faso army reaches capital to quell coup   Burkina Faso's army has reached the capital Ouagadougou to seek the surrender of the presidential guard who staged a coup last Thursday   Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street protests Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso  Presidential guard officers in Burkina Faso have seized power in a coup, with reports of more than 10 deaths amid protests in the capital, Ouagadougou   Helicopter crash kills French soldier in training  A French special-forces soldier has died in a helicopter crash during a nighttime training exercise in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso agrees transition plan   Burkina Faso's political parties have agreed that the country's political transition should last a year, followed by elections in November 2... Burkina army told to hand over power   The African Union (AU) has given Burkina Faso's military a two-week deadline to hand power to a civilian ruler or face sanctions.   Burkinabe army 'to hand over power' Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso's military has said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore's resigned Burkina Faso crisis: Shots fired at state TV station   Burkina Faso's state TV has gone off air, shortly after gunshots were heard at its headquarters. Burkina Faso: Opposition urges protest   Opposition parties and civic groups have called a mass rally in protest at the army takeover after the resignation of President Compaore Army backs new Burkina Faso leader Isaac Zida   Burkina Faso army chiefs have backed a military officer as transitional president Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida Burkina Faso: Military divided over who rules   A split has emerged within armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
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Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxury hotel Map of Splendid Hotel Ouagadougou Burkina Faso


year 2016 Top ^

Jan.16  
  26 people were killed and a further 56 injured after Islamist militants attacked a hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, popular with foreigners
 Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has said it carried out the attack
Jan.15  
  About 30 hostages have been freed after an attack by militants on Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso that reportedly killed at least 20 people


year 2015 Top ^

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year 2014 Top ^

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Oct.31  
 
  Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of demonstrations demanding his ouster. Army General Honore Traore staff assumed power
Oct.30   Burkina Faso president defies calls to step down Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
  The military seized control of the government and set a dusk-to-dawn curfew in what one general described as an effort to protect lives.    Protesters torch Parliament building in Burkina Faso. Blaise Compaore says he will stay ...
    Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency   Blaise Compaore has imposed a state of emergency after violent protests at his bid to extend his 27-year rule

year 2013 Top ^

Feb.6   Burkina Faso into fairytale final    South Africa: At the Africa Cup of Nations will have one more enthralling chapter after it overcame the might of four-time champion Ghana

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.4   Mali in direct talks with rebels  Government officials in Mali have held the first direct talks with rebel groups that seized the north of the country after a coup earlier this...

year 2011 Top ^

Apr.18   President named new prime minister
  Following weeks of unrest, President Blaise Compaore named a former ambassador Adolph Tiao as the country's new prime minister Apr.14   Gunfire 'protest' at barracks   Shooting has been heard at an elite barracks in the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou, where unrest within the military has been simmering

year 2009 Top ^

Sep.8     600,000 hit by flooding
  West Africa: U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: The worst hit have been Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ghana and Niger.    So far, 159 pe...
Sep.5   350,000 displaced by floods  West Africa: At least 30 people were killed when torrential rains soaked much of West Africa. Flooding in Burkina Faso's capital killed five

year 2008 Top ^

Nov.15   At least 60 die in bus crash
Map of Boromo Burkina Faso  In a collision between a passenger bus and a goods lorry the two vehicles caught fire after the crash and many people were trapped inside the bus

year 2003 Top ^

May.29 727 jet missing
. Angola

year 2001 Top ^

Jul.1 South Africa qualifies for World Cup
Jun.22 Trip ban


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2016-01-16 Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxury hotel Splendid Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
C. 2016-01-15 Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel Splendid Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
3. 2015-10-01 Burkina Faso coup leader Gen Diendere 'held' Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
E. 2015-09-21 Burkina Faso army reaches capital to quell coup Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
5. 2015-09-17 Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street protests Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
G. 2014-11-30 Helicopter crash kills French soldier in training Burkina Faso
7. 2014-11-05 Burkina Faso agrees transition plan Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
I. 2014-11-03 Burkina army told to hand over power Burkina Faso
9. 2014-11-02 Burkinabe army 'to hand over power' Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso



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2016
Politics
2016 2016
Politics
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
Disasters
2016 2016
Disasters
Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxur...
Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel
Coup
2016 2016
Coup
Sports
2016 2016
Sports
Protest
2016 2016
Protest
Military Leaders
2016 2016
Military Leaders
2015
Burkina Faso coup leader Gen Diendere 'he...
Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street ...
Burkina Faso army reaches capital to quel...
Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street ...
Disasters
2015 2015
Disasters
Crime
2015 2015
Crime
Burkina Faso army reaches capital to quel...
Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street ...
Sports
2015 2015
Sports
Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street ...
Burkina Faso coup leader Gen Diendere 'he...
2014
Burkina Faso agrees transition plan
Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'
Burkina Faso crisis: Shots fired at state...
Burkina Faso president relinquishes 2...
Burkina Faso president defies calls to ...
Helicopter crash kills French soldier in ...
Burkina army told to hand over power
Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'
Burkina Faso: Opposition urges protest
Helicopter crash kills French soldier in ...
Burkina Faso crisis: Shots fired at state...
Burkina army told to hand over power
Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'
Burkina Faso: Military divided over who r...
Sports
2014 2014
Sports
Burkina Faso president relinquishes 2...
Burkina Faso president defies calls to ...
Burkina Faso president declares state of ...
Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'
Army backs new Burkina Faso leader Isaac ...
Burkina Faso: Military divided over who r...
2013
Politics
2013 2013
Politics
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
Disasters
2013 2013
Disasters
Crime
2013 2013
Crime
Coup
2013 2013
Coup
Burkina Faso into fairytale final
Protest
2013 2013
Protest
Military Leaders
2013 2013
Military Leaders
2012
Mali in direct talks with rebels
Mali in direct talks with rebels
Disasters
2012 2012
Disasters
Crime
2012 2012
Crime
Coup
2012 2012
Coup
Sports
2012 2012
Sports
Protest
2012 2012
Protest
Military Leaders
2012 2012
Military Leaders
2011
President named new prime minister
Gunfire 'protest' at barracks
Disasters
2011 2011
Disasters
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
Coup
2011 2011
Coup
Sports
2011 2011
Sports
Protest
2011 2011
Protest
Military Leaders
2011 2011
Military Leaders
2009
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
600,000 hit by flooding
350,000 displaced by floods
Crime
2009 2009
Crime
Coup
2009 2009
Coup
Sports
2009 2009
Sports
Protest
2009 2009
Protest
Military Leaders
2009 2009
Military Leaders
2008
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
At least 60 die in bus crash
Crime
2008 2008
Crime
Coup
2008 2008
Coup
Sports
2008 2008
Sports
Protest
2008 2008
Protest
Military Leaders
2008 2008
Military Leaders
2003
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
727 jet missing
Crime
2003 2003
Crime
Coup
2003 2003
Coup
Sports
2003 2003
Sports
Protest
2003 2003
Protest
Military Leaders
2003 2003
Military Leaders
2001
Trip ban
War & Army
2001 2001
War & Army
Disasters
2001 2001
Disasters
Crime
2001 2001
Crime
Coup
2001 2001
Coup
South Africa qualifies for World Cup
Protest
2001 2001
Protest
Military Leaders
2001 2001
Military Leaders

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