An eye witness describes the situation in front of Paris' Bataclan concert hall where apparently scores of visitors were killed by gun-wielding terrorists who used automatic weapons, shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is great).
Spanish police have foiled a bomb and car attack just hours after a deadly van rampage left 13 people dead in Barcelona. Five suspected attackers were killed during the second incident in a Catalan coastal town.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
Police have identified the knife-wielding attacker who killed two people as an 18-year-old Moroccan. The terrorism investigation comes as Europe is on high alert following twin attacks in Spain.
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.
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