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Burkina issues warrant for ex-leader Compaore over Sankara murder

Dec 22 2015

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted leader Blaise Compaore in connection with the murder of former president Thomas Sankara nearly 30 years ago, judicial sources told Reuters on Monday. | Video

Burkina issues warrant for ex-leader Compaore over Sankara murder

Dec 21 2015

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted leader Blaise Compaore in connection with the murder of former president Thomas Sankara nearly 30 years ago, judicial sources told Reuters on Monday.

Burkina issues warrant for ex-leader Compaore over Sankara murder

Dec 21 2015

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted leader Blaise Compaore in connection with the murder of former president Thomas Sankara nearly 30 years ago, judicial sources told Reuters on Monday.

Burkina Faso leader says to hand power to transitional body

Nov 03 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's army will quickly cede power to a transitional government and appoint a new head of state, the country's interim President Isaac Zida said on Monday, looking to calm accusations that the military had seized power in a coup. | Video

Burkina Faso leader says to hand power to transitional body

Nov 03 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's army will quickly cede power to a transitional government and appoint a new head of state, the country's interim President Isaac Zida said on Monday, looking to calm accusations that the military had seized power in a coup.

Burkina Faso leader says to hand power to transitional body

Nov 03 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's army will quickly cede power to a transitional government and appoint a new head of state, the country's interim President Isaac Zida said on Monday, looking to calm accusations that the military had seized power in a coup.

Burkina Faso opposition parties, African Union reject army takeover

Nov 01 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's opposition parties, the United States and the African Union rejected the army's seizure of power in the West African country on Saturday after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore, setting the stage for fresh street protests.

Burkina Faso opposition parties, African Union reject army takeover

Nov 01 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's opposition parties and the African Union rejected the army's seizure of power in the West African country on Saturday after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore, setting the stage for fresh protests. | Video

Burkina Faso opposition parties, African Union reject army takeover

Nov 01 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's opposition parties and the African Union rejected the army's seizure of power in the West African country on Saturday after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore, setting the stage for fresh protests. | Video

Burkina Faso army backs presidential guard officer to lead transition

Nov 01 2014

OUAGADOUGOU Burkina Faso's military backed a presidential guard officer on Saturday to lead a transitional government after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore, resolving a power struggle within the armed forces by sidelining the chief of staff.

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