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Burkina Faso says most of attackers in village massacre were children

More than 130 people were killed in attack carried out by mostly by children as young as 12A massacre in north-east Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this month was carried out mostly by children between the ages of 12 and 14, the country’s government and the UN have said.Assailants raided the village of Solhan on the evening of 4 June, opened fire on residents and burned homes. It was the worst attack in years in an area plagued by jihadists linked to Islamic State and al-Q...
Tags: Islamic State, Africa, World news, United Nations, Global development, Un, Burkina Faso, Conflict and arms, Solhan


Some of White’s quality “need to be coming to Arsenal” says former league title winner

Arsenal’s chase for Ben White Arsenal have been looking to acquire the services of a centre-back for the duration of the early part of the transfer window.The Athletic reported there was interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba and Sevilla’s French international Jules Koundé.Arsenal are seriously interested in Bayer Leverkusen’s 22-year-old centre-half Edmond Tapsoba. The Burkina Faso international has played predominantly as a left-sided central defender in Germany, but is right-f...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Brighton, Leeds United, Burkina Faso, Thierry Henry, Sevilla, Mikel Arteta, Bayer Leverkusen, White


Child Soldiers Carried Out Burkina Faso Massacre, Say U.N. and Government

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A massacre in northeast Burkina Faso in which more than 130 people were killed this month was carried out mostly by...
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Police Death Toll From Militant Attack in Burkina Faso Rises to 15

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Four police officers who had gone missing after a militant attack in Burkina Faso on Monday have been found dead, raising...
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At Least 11 Police Killed in Burkina Faso Ambush

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) -At least 11 police officers were killed in an ambush in northern Burkina Faso late on Monday, two security sources said on...
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Style Spotlight on Grace Wales Bonner

The designer's latest collection, unveiled at Men's Fashion Week in Paris, journeys to Burkina Faso in the 1970s.
Tags: Cnn, Paris, Burkina Faso, Men s Fashion Week, Grace Wales Bonner


Angelina Jolie Visits Burkina Faso as U.N. Special Envoy

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has visited war-weakened Burkina Faso to show solidarity with people who continue to welcome the displaced, despite grappling with their own insecurity, and said the world isn’t doing enough to help.
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U.N. Special Envoy Jolie Visits Refugee Camp in Burkina Faso

DORI, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie visited on Sunday a refugee camp in Burkina Faso housing refugees fleeing jihadist...
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Over-exploitation has degraded billions of hectares of land

The well-being of about 3.2-billion people, 40% of the world’s population, has been harmed The post Over-exploitation has degraded billions of hectares of land appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Africa, Environment, Trees, Ethiopia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Biodiversity, Co2, Niger, United Nations Environment Programme, Carbon Dioxide, UNEP, Land Degradation, Carbon Sequestration, Top Six


Ambush in Northern Ivory Coast Kills Three Soldiers

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Three Ivorian soldiers were killed on patrol near the border with Burkina Faso on Saturday when one of their vehicles hit an...
Tags: Burkina Faso, Reuters, Abidjan, Northern Ivory Coast


‘Infinite’ Review: This Blah Reincarnation Sci-Fi Action Flick Should be Sent to Digital Purgatory

“There are among us a people gifted with a perfect memory of all their past lives. They call themselves Infinites!” So says Mark Wahlberg less than a minute into Infinite, the hacky and dreadfully blah sci-fi action pic from director Antoine Fuqua. Wahlberg doesn’t usually do voice-over narration in his movies, and it’s easy to see (or rather, hear) why – he’s very bad at it. Infinite thankfully doesn’t have wall-to-wall Wahlberg voice-overs, but when it happens, you’ll be in awe at how out of ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Features, Movie Reviews, Mark-Wahlberg, Burkina Faso, Keanu Reeves, Paramount, Don, Bathurst, Evan, O Brien, John Wick, Wahlberg, Dylan O Brien, Fuqua


At least 160 civilians, including volunteer anti-terrorism fighters, were killed in northern Burkina Faso on Friday in the deadliest...

At least 160 civilians, including volunteer anti-terrorism fighters, were killed in northern Burkina Faso on Friday in the deadliest...
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Death Toll Rises After Burkina Faso Village Attack

Security officials say the death toll from the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso in years has risen to at least 132 people and countless others injured.
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Burkina Faso attack: At least 160 killed in village raid

Security forces are struggling to contain Islamist violence that has spread across the region.
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Jihadists Massacre at Least 130 in Burkina Faso as West African Violence Surges

The atrocity is rekindling concerns that the West and its local allies are losing the battle against Islamists in the impoverished...
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Militants kill more than 130 civilians in Burkina Faso village attack

At least 132 civilians were killed in the worst militant attack in Burkina Faso in recent years, the government said on Saturday, after armed assailants laid siege overnight to a village in the jihadist-plagued northeast.
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Burkina Faso attack: More than 130 killed in village raid

Security forces are struggling to contain Islamist violence that has spread across the region.
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Armed assailants killed around 100 civilians in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso. The attackers struck during...

Armed assailants killed around 100 civilians in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government said on Saturday.
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Suspected extremist attack on Burkina Faso village kills 130 people

Homes burned in Solhan village in one of worst attacks in country beset by jihadist violenceSuspected extremists have killed more than 130 civilians in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government said on Saturday, in one of the worst attacks in the country beset by jihadist violence.The assailants struck during the night on Friday, killing residents of the village of Solhan in Yagha province, near the eastern border with Niger. They also burned homes and a market, t...
Tags: Africa, World news, Burkina Faso, Agence France Presse, Roch Kabore, Yagha, Solhan


Suspected extremist attack on Burkina Faso village kills 100 people

Homes burned in Solhan village in one of worst attacks in country beset by jihadist violenceSuspected extremists have killed around 100 civilians in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government said on Saturday, in one of the worst attacks in the country beset by jihadist violence.The assailants struck during the night on Friday, killing residents of the village of Solhan in Yagha province, near the eastern border with Niger. They also burned homes and a market, the ...
Tags: Africa, World news, Burkina Faso, Roch Kabore, Yagha, Solhan


Burkina Faso Says at Least 100 Civilians Killed in Attack

Burkina Faso's government says gunmen killed at least 100 civilians in a village in the north Sahel region.
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Dozens killed in Burkina Faso attack

As many as 100 people may have died in an area increasingly under threat from Islamist violence.
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Burkina Faso Govt Says at Least 100 Civilians Die in Attack

Burkina Faso's government says at least 100 civilians were killed by gunmen in an attack on a village in the north Sahel region.
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Around 100 Civilians Killed in Burkina Faso's Worst Attack in Recent Years

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) -Armed assailants killed around 100 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government said...
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Arsenal have ‘little chance’ of signing Edmond Tapsoba/ Chelsea make contact over centre-back

A fresh update on the sides interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba has emerged recently. Edmond Tapsoba’s Bayer Leverkusen stint Edmond Tapsoba would join Bayer Leverkusen in January of 2020 for a fee believed to be around £16m.Since making the switch to Germany Tapsoba has slotted straight into Leverkusen’s backline.The 22-year-old would feature 14 times in the Bundesliga during the second half of 2019/20.This past season then saw Tapsoba notch 39 appearances across all competit...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Emirates, Burkina Faso, Europa League, United, Bayer Leverkusen, Athletic, Leverkusen, Tapsoba, Patrick Berger, SportBild


Coronavirus live news: Japan mulls tests for Olympics fans; India posts lowest case numbers since April

Japan may require Games fans to test negative or show vaccine proof; India reports lowest case numbers since 11 April; signs UK is facing third waveThird wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists sayTrump allies herald Biden investigation of Covid origins in ChinaVietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strainsSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.22am BST Hello, this is Haroon Siddique. I’ll be updating the blog for the next few hours.Burkina Faso, one of several countri...
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Arsenal’s ‘serious interest’ in Tapsoba set to be dented as Leverkusen set €60 million price tag

Arsenal’s Tapsoba interest is ‘serious’ In recent days Arsenal have been linked to a number of centre halves including that of French defender Jules Koundé, Joachim Andersen and Tosin Adarabioyo.Then arose links to Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba. The Burkina Faso international has impressed since moving to the Bundesliga and become a stalwart of the Leverkusen side.There had been doubts about the legitimacy of Arsenal’s links to the defender considering their well-stocked roster of centre-hal...
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Arsenal-linked Edmond Tapsoba will cost at least €60 million

Arsenal’s Tapsoba interest is ‘serious’ In recent days Arsenal have been linked to a number of centre halves including that of French defender Jules Koundé, Joachim Andersen and Tosin Adarabioyo.Then arose links to Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba. The Burkina Faso international has impressed since moving to the Bundesliga and become a stalwart of the Leverkusen side.There had been doubts about the legitimacy of Arsenal’s links to the defender considering their well-stocked roster of centre-hal...
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Arsenal linked with interest in Bayer Leverkusen's Edmond Tapsoba

Edmond Tapsoba primed for bigger Bayer Leverkusen’s continued success on the back of faith placed in a core of youngers may yet find them in negotiations this summer, with Burkina Faso international Edmond Tapsoba linked with interest from Premier League giants Arsenal. #Arsenal on talk for Bayer Leverkusen CB Edmond #Tapsoba. He’s on the top of #Gunners list. @tvdellosport — Gianluigi Longari (@Glongari) May 25, 2021 Still just 22-years of age, Tapsoba has already solidified himself as a mains...
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A Japanese Composer, A Burkina Faso Storyteller, And A Congolese Rapper Make Opera

Composer Keiko Fujiie, who moved to Burkina Faso and built a house where the musicians can practice without annoying their neighbors, hopes to tour the country and debunk the idea of opera as an elite art form: “”I didn’t come to introduce European opera here – to the contrary – I needed to study their music, and little by little share the dream of making an opera with them.” – BBC
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