Burkina Faso issues int'l arrest warrant against ex-president

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Burkina Faso issues int'l arrest warrant against ex-president 

OUAGADOUGOU, Dec. 22 — Burkina Faso authorities have issued an international arrest warrant against former President Blaise Compaore in connection with the 1987 assassination of revolutionary President Thomas Sankara, judicial sources said Tuesday.

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FEATURE: West African baseball coach aims to impart lessons learned in Japan

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on FEATURE: West African baseball coach aims to impart lessons learned in Japan 

ASAHIKAWA, Japan, Nov. 29 — A fledgling baseball coach from Burkina Faso in West Africa has big dreams for the sport in her home country after recently completing a course on mentoring young players in Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido.

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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack on UN mission in Mali

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack on UN mission in Mali 

UNITED NATIONS, July 3 — The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack a convoy of UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, which killed six peacekeepers and injured five others.

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Hangzhou Greentown signs French coach Troussier

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on Hangzhou Greentown signs French coach Troussier 

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2 — Chinese Super League side Hangzhou Greentown signs Frenchman Philippe Troussier as their new head coach Monday, announced the club on its official website.

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Burkina Faso minister resigns under protests

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on Burkina Faso minister resigns under protests 

OUAGADOUGOU, Nov. 26 — The transitional minister of Culture and Tourism Adama Sagnon on Tuesday handed in his resignation amid protests of his appointment.

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Cote d'Ivoire president visits deposed Burkina Faso president

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cote d'Ivoire president visits deposed Burkina Faso president 

ABIDJAN, Nov. 5 — Cote d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday "paid a courtesy visit" to Burkina Faso's deposed leader Blaise Compaore in the country's central town of Yamoussoukro, an official source has said.

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