Burkina Faso army says it has deposed president, suspended constitution

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The military coup is the third of its kind in West Africa in the last 18 months. The soldiers were putting an end to Kabore's presidency because of the deteriorating security situation amid the deepening Islamic insurgency. Kabore was elected in 2015 after a popular uprising ousted longtime strongman President Blaise Compaore.
4 months ago·Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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Times of India

Burkina Faso wakes to find new junta rulers, closed borders

Rest of World News: OUAGADOUGOU: People in Burkina Faso awoke to a new military-led junta Tuesday, after mutinous soldiers ousted democratically elected President Roch Ma.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Burkina Faso military says it has seized power

The coup comes a day after troops attacked barracks and gunshots were heard in the capital.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Burkina Faso army deposes president in West Africa's latest coup

Burkina Faso's army said on Monday it had ousted President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, dissolved the government and the national assembly and closed the country's borders.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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CBC News

Mutinous soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after the democratically elected president was detained following a day of gun battles in the capital.

4 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

Soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after the democratically elected president was detained following a day of gunbattles in the capital.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

Soldiers declare military junta in control in Burkina Faso

The new military regime said it had suspended Burkina Faso's constitution and dissolved the National Assembly. The country's borders were closed, and a curfew was in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

4 months ago·India
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