Roch Marc Kabore is Burkina Faso’s first new president in decades. The historic poll was preceded by last year’s popular protests that toppled longstanding president Blaise Compaore as well as by a brief counter-coup.
African migrants trapped in Libya must be "evacuated," says French President Emmanuel Macron. Bound for the EU-Africa summit, he told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a "crime against humanity."
Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.
Mali's prime minister and government resigned without providing a reason. The country is months from a presidential election that will take place against the backdrop of a fragile peace agreement and instability.
France has held a ceremony to remember all victims of terrorism around the world. Security and terrorism are top issues ahead of a presidential election next year.
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