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Stories with place: Ouagadougou
  • Burkina Faso holds 1st vote since popular uprising 
    Updated: Nov-29-15 3:35 am

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Hundreds of voters lined up after morning prayers to vote Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the West Africa nation's longtime leader last year.

  • Burkina Faso: 'Large-scale attack' thwarted ahead of vote 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 8:19 am

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Security forces disrupted a "large-scale attack" in Burkina Faso, arresting 13 suspects and seizing weapons and bomb-making materials in the west near Mali's border, the security minister said Friday.

  • Burkina Faso victims seek answers from former torture site 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 10:33 am

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - A rundown colonial building in Burkina Faso that was once the headquarters of the presidential guard brings back horrible memories for Mousbila Sankara, who was among dozens of people who were imprisoned and tortured there. Some never made it out alive.