Burkina Faso's army has ordered civilians to evacuate two large "military interest zones" ahead of a series of planned operations against militants and the armed combatants operating across the West African nation.
A coalition of Burkina Faso civil society organisations, composed of more than 72 members, holds a rally to call for the termination of military cooperation with France.
Burkina Faso's interim President, Paul-Henri Damiba, has approved a new government, retaining the defense minister who served in the Roch Kabore government before his ouster in a January coup.
Burkina Faso has adopted a transitional charter that will allow the ruling junta to lead a three-year transition in the West African country.
Burkina Faso strongman Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was inaugurated as president on Wednesday, just over three weeks after he led a coup to topple elected head of state Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
The African Union (AU) has denounced a “wave” of military coups sweeping the continent recently; stressing that the military governments will not be tolerated.
West Africa's main regional bloc on Friday suspended Burkina Faso from its governing bodies over this week's military coup but stopped short of imposing any sanctions, its member states said in a statement.
Following Sunday’s military coup in Burkina Faso, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed “deep concern” over developments in the West African country, condemning attempts to “take over a government by the force of arms.”
Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned a terrorist attack that has killed dozens of people in Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister Christophe Dabire has resigned amid a security crisis and protests calling for a government reshuffle.