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Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

A Canadian national was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso that the government has warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo said on Wednesday. Sawadogo said the man was abducted around 1945 GMT on Tuesday by a dozen gunmen on a mining site owned by Vancouver-based Progress Minerals near northern Burkina Faso's border with Niger. Progress Minerals chief executive Adam Spencer declined to comment. Second Canadian, Italian...

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