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Burkina Faso's military seizes power in a coup, detains president and dissolves government


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Mutinous soldiers announce overthrow of Burkina Faso president

Military officers have ousted the president of Burkina Faso, a group of soldiers announced Monday on state television, after steering a 36-hour uprising that toppled the third West African head of state in eight months.A decision made with the sole purpose of allowing our country to get back on the right track,” said Capt. Sidsoré Kader Ouedraogo, flanked by 13 men in camouflage gear.


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