Pope Francis Prays For an End to 'Inhuman Violence' of Terrorism.
Pope Francis on Sunday prayed that God will liberate the world from the "inhuman violence" of terrorism, in the wake of incidents over the past week in Burkina Faso, Barcelona and Finland that left a total of 34 people dead. The pontiff has long condemned terrorism, especially when it's religiously-inspired, insisting that ...
Pope Francis prays for end to 'inhuman violence' after recent terrorist attacks.
Vatican City, Aug 20, 2017 / 08:22 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis prayed for the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Spain, Burkina Faso and Finland, asking the Lord to bring peace and to end the violence of terrorism around the world. After praying the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis led the 10,000 people present in St. ...
President Akufo-Addo received four new envoys at the Flagstaff House yesterday. They were the new British High Commissioner to Ghana, Iain Walker; his colleague from Angola, Augusto da Silva Cunhu; that of Burkina Faso, Pingrenoma Zagre, and the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Femi Michael Abikoye. The envoys presented ...
A high-ranking Lebanese delegation arrived in Burkina Faso to retrieve the bodies of Lebanese nationals killed in a recent terror attack in the country, a statement from Prime Minister Saad Hariri's office said Friday.
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: 18 people including three Lebanese were killed Monday when suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a popular Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital. Many of the victims were children dining with their families on a Sunday night at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant when horror struck once ...
Heightened risk of jihadist shootings against soft targets in Niger's capital following attacks in Burkina Faso, Mali
Event Nine people, including seven Malian security agents, a United Nations peacekeeper, and a UN civilian contractor, were killed in Mali on 14 August after suspected jihadists opened fire in separate attacks on UN bases in the central town of Douentza and Timbuktu in the north. The previous day,
National mourning in Burkina Faso after restaurant attack
Burkina Faso on Tuesday was observing the second of three days of national mourning declared after two suspected Islamist extremists attacked the Aziz Istanbul Café in Ouagadougou, killing at least 18 people.
Security Council told African-led force on terrorism in the Sahel operational but challenged
The joint task force by the so-called Group of Five – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – to tackle the threat of terrorism in Africa's Sahel region is now operational, but a number of challenges remain, including funding, the United Nations Security Council was today told.
BEIRUT: The family of one of the victims of a terrorist attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou talked to The Daily Star Tuesday about his life and the difficulty of living abroad for Lebanese citizens.
18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant 'rebel atttack'
At least 18 people including foreigners were killed and a dozen others wounded in a terrorist attack' by suspected jihadists on a Turkish restaurant in the Burkina Faso capital, the government said Monday.
Several people killed in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant
Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the last two years.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Aug 14 - Eighteen people, including at least eight foreigners were shot dead in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, according to a provisional toll Monday, in the latest attack in West Africa to target a spot popular with expatriates. There has been no claim of responsibility for Sunday night's ...
News24.com | At least 18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack
At least 18 people including eight or more foreigners were gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, officials have said, the latest west African attack to target a spot popular with expats.
18 people killed after IS terrorists attack restaurant in Burkina Faso
BURKINA Faso’s government spokesman says that the country’s special forces have ended an attack by suspected Islamic extremists on an upscale Turkish restaurant in this West African country’s capital Ouagadougou. “At this moment our forces have neutralized two terrorists and the number of casualties, ...
Burkinabé capital restaurant attack indicates growing jihadist intent to target urban centres
Event Three jihadist militants attacked café-restaurant 'Istanbul' with assault rifles in the centre of Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, which is popular with expatriates, on 13 August. This follows an increase in insurgent attacks on military posts and villages in the border region
Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso yesterday, killing at least 18 people in the second such attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the last two years.There...
At least 18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Aug 14 - At least 18 people including eight or more foreigners were gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso, officials said Monday, the latest west African attack to target a spot popular with expats. There has been no claim of responsibility for Sunday night's attack at the Aziz ...
Gunmen kill 17 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant, people trapped – media
Suspected jihadists killed at least 17 people and wounded eight during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital, the communications minister said, as security forces sought to free people still trapped inside on Monday, Reuters reported.
White House Defends Trump Charlottesville Response, 17 Killed in Gunman Attack in Burkina Faso, Antarctic Volcanoes: A.M. Links
The White House defended President Trump's remarks in response to violence at a white nationalist rally Charlottesville, where a suspected white nationalist rammed into a group of counter-protesters with his car. At least 17 people were killed when suspected Islamist extremist gunmen opened fire in a restaurant in the ...
At least 17 dead, hostages taken in Burkina Faso terror attack
August 14, 2017, 9:56 AM Islamist extremists killed at least 17 people after opening fire Sunday on a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the violence. Monday morning, security forces were still exchanging heavy fire with attackers ...
Suspected jihadists kill 18 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant
OUAGADOUGOU - Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital overnight, but security forces shot dead both attackers and freed people trapped inside the building.
Police: Restaurant under attack by gunmen in Burkina Faso
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso " A Turkish restaurant came under attack late Sunday as heavy gunfire erupted in the capital of Burkina Faso, which has seen a surge in violence by Islamic extremists over the past few years.Security...