"After soft targets, such as hotels and restaurants, this attack aimed at hard targets, strong symbols", Paul Koalaga, a security consultant in Burkina Faso said, adding there appeared to be "a problem at the intelligence level". Two attackers were also captured on Friday.
He said it was not clear how many militants staged the assaults in both locations and others may be on the run.
No one in the embassy was hurt, but a gendarme and the four attackers were killed, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in televised remarks.
French military experts are expected in Ouagadougou to help with the probe, according to a government statement.
Burkinabe security forces are frequently targeted by militants near the country's borders with Mali and Niger, where they participate in a regional task force aimed at countering rising jihadi violence.
Three security sources, two in France and one in West Africa, told AFP in Paris that at least 28 people were killed in the attack on the military headquarters alone.
Burkina Faso is among a group of five Sahel countries, together known as the G5, which are facing complex interconnected security and development challenges.
They were accompanied by the High Representative of the President of Burkina Faso, Moumina Chériff Sy, and the Mayor of Ouagadougou, Armand Roland Béouindé.
France, the former colonial power in the Sahel region, has deployed 4,000 troops to support the five-country G5 joint force.
Othaimeen also reiterated the organization's firm rejection of all forms of terrorism and extremism, and he expressed the OIC's solidarity with the government of Burkina Faso in its efforts to counter terrorism.
An interim United Nations report seen by AFP warned of a "growing threat" to the Sahel from two groups: the Islamic State in the Great Sahara (ISGS) and Ansar al-Islam.
Today saw further unrest when one person was shot dead after three people attempted to storm a roadblock in the early hours near the presidential compound, a government source told AFP.
Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), a Mali-based Islamist group, claimed that eight of its members carried out the coordinated twin attacks, speaking via the Mauritanian news outlet Alakhbar.
Led by the Malian jihadist Iyad Ag Ghaly, the group is allied to Al-Qaida and has claimed responsibility for previous attacks in the troubled Sahel region.
The jihadists have however continued to carry out suicide bombings, ambushes and other attacks across the country. Iraq in December declared victory over the IS, which had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014.
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The country has not yet won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics , but either Zagitova or Medvedeva could be the first. But she looked sharp in the team event, earlier in the Games, getting comfortably the top score in the short program.
Oil prices climbed back from early losses to settle higher Friday as prices reacted to moves in equities and the dollar. Those settlement prices represented a modest recovery from session lows, when benchmarks had slid more than a dollar.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is courting more moderate and even conservative voters, won just 9 percent. Feinstein, the oldest member of the Senate at 84, is seeking a sixth term.
Warren Buffett wrote that his multinational conglomerate could report $65.3 billion in gains of its net worth for the year. Morgan Stanley estimates that Berkshire could see an earnings boost of as much as $35 billion in last year's final quarter.
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But it was as baffling to the 2016 Heisman Trophy victor as to anyone else when he finally got his chance to speak. Jackson won't run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, because his film should tell the story of his speed.
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In Paris, President Emmanuel Macron's office said the French leader was "being informed in real time" of the situation. Police also took up positions near the offices of the prime minister where gunfire was also reported.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House. Peter Mirijanian, a spokesperson for Lowell, said in a statement that Kushner "has met with hundreds of business people".
Speaking at the launch on Tuesday, Maduro claimed that the currency is meant to help solve his country's grave economic problems. The bolivar currency is now has plunged to record lows and is struggling with hyperinflation and collapsing socialist economy.
South African parliament votes to seize white-owned land
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