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Topic - Burkina Faso
The Algerian airline plane that went off radar Thursday morning was purposefully diverted from its flight path due to a thunderstorm and to avoid contact with another plane flying the same skies, authorities said.
An Islamist group carrying out public executions and amputations in northern Mali this week said it now rejects "all forms of extremism and terrorism" and is ready to talk with the government.
A Burkina Faso prosecutor says two midwives have been jailed amid accusations they left a woman to die in labor while they watched television.
A large convoy of Libyan military vehicles, led by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's security chief, crossed into neighboring Niger on Monday night, as rebels negotiated a takeover of the regime's remaining strongholds.
The Moroccan film "Pegase" has been awarded the top cinematic prize at Africa's biggest film festival Saturday.
Health workers will use a new vaccine to protect 20 million people in three West African countries against meningitis, a disease that kills thousands each year on the continent and leaves others brain damaged, officials said Monday.
Two Spanish nationals kidnapped nearly nine months ago by an al Qaeda-linked group stepped out of a helicopter to freedom in Burkina Faso's capital Monday where they were greeted by diplomats.
NEW YORK — Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council — a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.