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Sep 23, 2015
Burkina Faso coup leaders, army sign deal to end standoffBurkina Faso coup leaders agreed to return to their barracks and said they would restore the deposed president to power, signing a deal with the army
Sep 22, 2015
Burkina Faso army enters capital as coup leaders free presidentBurkina Faso army troops have entered the capital Ouagadougou without resistance and begun negotiating the surrender of coup leaders
Nov 21, 2014
Ousted president of Burkina Faso arrives in MoroccoMorocco's foreign affairs ministry expressed support for Burkina Faso's transition process
Nov 17, 2014
Burkina Faso diplomat Michel Kafando chosen as interim PresidentFor nearly three decades, Burkina Faso was ruled by President Blaise Compaore, who fled office earlier this month amid rising opposition protests.
Nov 03, 2014
Burkina Faso: Military promises to hand over power to govtProtesters demanded the military cede power after soldiers named Zida head of a transitional government in Burkina Faso.
Nov 03, 2014
Burkina Faso standoff: Army takes over landlocked African nation, clears protesters, firing kills oneBurkina Faso's army cleared protesters and opened fire at state TV headquarters, killing one, as it sought to restore order after President's resignation.
Nov 01, 2014
Burkina Faso: Prez steps down, two different military leaders stake claimThe president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, but two army leaders have declared themselves President.
Oct 31, 2014
Burkina Faso standoff: President refuses to resign as 30 killed in violenceBurkina Faso's longtime leader refused to resign on Thursday in the face of violent protests that posed the greatest threat to his nearly three-decade rule.
Oct 30, 2014
Protesters storm Burkina Faso's parliament and set it ablazeThe protesters say it's time for Compaore, who took power in a coup in 1987 and has since been elected four times, to step down from power.