Togo says repelled possible militant attack near Burkina Faso border

By John Zodzi LOME (Reuters) – Togolese security forces repulsed an attack this week by unidentified armed men who had crossed its northern border with Burkina Faso, the government said on Friday, the first possible spillover of Islamist militant violence into...

Armed group kills seven police officers in northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Unidentified assailants killed seven police officers and wounded five more in northern Burkina Faso on Friday morning, the government said in a statement. The officers were attacked while on a security mission near Alkoma, between the...