Burkina Faso to vote in shadow of extremist threat photos

Burkina Faso to vote in shadow of extremist threat

  • Fourteen soldiers were killed in an ambush in the north claimed by the Daesh group earlier this month, one of the deadliest attacks on the military in the five-year insurgency
  • Emmanuel Macron — president of Burkina Faso’s former colonial ruler France, which has troops in the country — waded into the debate, ruling out negotiating with extremists
By AFP ·