Thursday Jul 10
Algeria seeks meeting on Mali crisis next week: minister
OUAGADOUGOU: Algeria has proposed a regional meeting next week to tackle conflict in Mali after talks with Burkina Faso's leader, who has been mediating in the troubled west African state.
U.N. peacekeeper killed, six others injured in Mali blast
At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed and six others injured in Mali on Monday when their vehicle struck a land mine in the north of the country, a U.N. spokesman said.
Burkina Faso ruling party calls for referendum on term limits
Burkina Faso's ruling party called on Saturday for President Blaise Compaore to organise a referendum that would allow him to alter the constitution in order to seek re-election next year, setting up a showdown with opposition parties.
Thousands rally in Burkina Faso against lifting presidential term ...
Tens of thousands of people packed into a stadium in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Saturday to voice their opposition to a referendum that would lift presidential term limits and allow the country's leader to seek re-election next year.