Burning barricades block the wide streets of Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou. Shots ring out as street battles rage between the military and mutinous soldiers. On Sunday, they overran a military base, prompting fears of a coup in the West African nation.
The head of the German navy has resigned after coming under fire for saying Russian President Vladimir Putin deserved "respect" and that Kyiv would never win back annexed Crimea from Moscow. Vice admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach made the comments at a think-tank discussion in India on Friday, coming at a sensitive time as Russia has amassed tens of thousands of troops on Ukraine's borders. Diplomatic efforts are focused on preventing an escalation despite Russia denying it is planning to invade Ukraine.