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Burkina Faso’s Army Seizes Power

Burkina Faso’s Army Seizes Power

Burkina Faso’s army seized power on Thursday, while it dissolved the parliament and government to form a transitional body to run the country. The military’s action followed violent protests which erupted against President Blaise Compaore’s plans to extend his 27-year-rule. The transitional body will return constitutional order “within 12 months”, army chief Nabere Honore Traore

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