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News Burkina Faso » Security: Thousands flee homes as West Africa’s extremism spreads, rocks Burkina Faso

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/19/world/thousands-flee-homes-west-africas-extremism-spreads-rocks-burkina-faso/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Burkina Faso now finds itself joining the front line of a growing ... The problem is shared by other security agents who say they don’t feel prepared to take on jihadis. “The terrorism and criminal economy threatening the region vastly overwhelm ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on the President of Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096483479/Foreign-Minister-Kono-Pays-a-Courtesy-Call-on-the-President-of-Burkina-Faso
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Minister Kono also expressed his appreciation for Burkina Faso's trade ban with North Korea announced in December last year. Minister Kono stressed that it is important to submit a report on the implementation of the relevant United Nations Security ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: The European Union's partnership with the G5 Sahel countries

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/european-unions-partnership-g5-sahel-countries
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Joint Force will be comprised of troops from Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad, and will operate in all five countries. To step up action on security, particularly in border areas in the Sahel countries which face terrorist and security ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Citizens’ movements tackle corruption, from Guatemala to Ukraine to Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/citizens-movements-tackle-corruption-from-guatemala-to-ukraine-to-burkina-faso/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

People came out with their bare hands against the security forces. A dozen people died and many people were injured, but at least we were able to save democracy in Burkina Faso.” Since then, the country’s political situation has stabilized. In November ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Anti-jihadist Sahel force to push for more funding

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/anti-jihadist-sahel-force-push-more-funding-021657857.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

So far more than $350 million has already been pledged for the G5 Sahel force, gathering Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali ... are improving their methods," he said. A European security expert in the Mali capital Bamako told AFP said the jihadists had made strides ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Sahel leaders appeal for funds for anti-extremist force

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/198790/sahel-leaders-appeal-for-funds-for-anti-extremist-force
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The presidents of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger made the appeal ... "Given the pressure that the current security situation is placing on the public finances of member states, the heads of state invite the international financial ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: VIDEO: Fixing security requires concerted efforts – Kagame

News channel or source: http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/read/229781/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Chad and Central African Republic have been experiencing security challenges. Kagame spoke alongside panelists who included World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, President Roch Marc Kaboré of Burkina Faso and Malian Foreign Affairs Minister Tiéman Coulibaly.

News Burkina Faso » Security: State Department Designation of Ansarul Islam

News channel or source: https://www.globalsecurity.org/security/library/news/2018/02/sec-180220-state01.htm
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

E.O. 13224 imposes strict sanctions on foreign persons determined to have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S ... is a terrorist group based in Burkina Faso. The group has launched ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Why Upheaval in Burkina Faso Matters to US National Security

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/upheaval-burkina-faso-matters-us-national-security/story?id=26608578
Publication date: Friday 31 October 2014

In a surprise announcement, the leader of the African nation of Burkina Faso said today he will end his nearly three decade rule-– marking a victory for thousands of angry protesters but prompting some uneasiness inside the U.S. national security ...

News Burkina Faso » Security: Burkina Faso: Security Alone Won't Save Burkina Faso From Extremism

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201704110539.html
Publication date: uesday 11 April 2017

Since 4 April 2015, the day a Romanian citizen was abducted in Tambao on Burkina Faso's north-east border with Mali and Niger, about 20 terror attacks killing 70 people have been recorded in the country, according to the Minister for Security, Simon Compaoré.