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Stories with place: Ouagadougou
  • Prosecutor: Burkina Faso coup leader formally charged 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 5:56 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - A military prosecutor says the general who took power after last month's coup now has been formally charged along with one other formal top official accused of supporting the overthrow of Burkina Faso's government.

  • Burkina Faso government asks public not to attack elite unit 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 7:42 am

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's government has asked citizens to avoid aggression against the presidential guard that staged a coup earlier this month.

  • Burkina Faso president back in power 1 week after coup story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 4:56 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's interim president triumphantly returned to power Wednesday, a week after his political demise had seemed all but certain following a military coup.

  • Burkina Faso reform body says army unit should be disbanded 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 1:51 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's national reconciliation commission on Monday called for the dismantling of an elite military unit accused of killing demonstrators during last year's uprising that toppled the president of nearly three decades.

  • 14 candidates to run in Burkina Faso presidential election 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 5:39 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Officials in Burkina Faso say that 14 candidates will take part in next month's election, the first since the longtime leader in this West African nation was forced from power.