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  1. 'The Revolution Won't Be Televised': Film ReviewRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    Political and cultural crosscurrents collide in The Revolution Won't Be Televised , Rama Thiaw's rousing, rap-fueled dispatch from the west African state of Senegal. Winner of the international critics' Fipresci prize when bowing in the independent-oriented Forum section of the Berlinale, it's a structurally lopsided but boisterously engaging documentary with breakout appeal beyond the obvious non-fiction festivals and platforms.

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  2. .com | Burkina Faso ex-president Compaore takes Ivorian nationalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | News24

    The former longtime ruler of Burkina Faso who faces an arrest warrant has taken Ivorian citizenship in a move critics say blocks him from being extradited. Blaise Compaore, who was president for nearly three decades, fled to Ivory Coast in October 2014 during a popular insurrection.

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  3. Burkina Faso ex-president Compaore takes Ivorian nationalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Erie Times News

    Blaise Compaore, who was president for nearly three decades, fled to Ivory Coast in October 2014 during a popular insurrection. The decree granting him his new nationality appeared online this week though apparently had been granted the month after he fled back in 2014.

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  4. Ivory Coast Grants Citizenship to Former Burkina Faso PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... IVORY COAST - Ivory Coast said Wednesday that it had granted citizenship to Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, potentially dashing hopes he could be extradited to his neighboring native country for his role in a high-profile murder ...

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  5. Burkina Faso's ex-president becomes citizen of Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast said on Wednesday it has granted citizenship to Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, potentially dashing hopes he could be extradited to his neighbouring native country for his role in a high-profile murder case. Burkina Faso issued an arrest warrant against Compaore in December for the murder of former president and military leader Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated 30 years ago in a case that has famously gone unsolved.

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  6. Ivory Coast extradites 3 coup suspects to Burkina FasoRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... h a military judge said last week that the calls had still not been authenticated. Ex-Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore also remains in Ivory Coast despite a warrant for his arrest over the 1987 death of his predecessor, Thomas Sankara.

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  7. .com | Ivory Coast extradites 3 coup suspects to Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | News24

    ... the head of Ivory Coast's parliament, for his alleged role in the September coup. Ex-Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore also remains in Ivory Coast despite a warrant for his arrest over the 1987 death of his predecessor, Thomas Sankara.

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  8. Ivory Coast Extradites 3 Coup Suspects to Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | News Max

    ... h a military judge said last week that the calls had still not been authenticated. Ex-Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore also remains in Ivory Coast despite a warrant for his arrest over the 1987 death of his predecessor, Thomas Sankara.

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  9. Ivory Coast sends soldiers wanted for failed coup to Burkina Faso, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Reuters

    ... three decades. His election was the culmination of a democratic transition that began after veteran leader Blaise Compaore was forced out in October 2014. The presidential guard as well as Diendere were close to Compaore, and divisions over the ...

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  10. French PM pledges more military support for Sahel to fight insurgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ... rule that was marked by a short-lived military coup in September. Its long-time president and French ally, Blaise Compaore, was ousted by protesters in late 2014 as he sought to extend his rule. "We must strengthen our cooperation on intelligence ...

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  11. Ukrainian woman, daughter among dead in Burkina Faso attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Echo

    ... and one American. Burkina Faso has endured bouts of political turmoil since October 2014 when President Blaise Compaore was overthrown in a popular uprising. Burkina Faso's authorities are now concerned that its long desert border with Mali could ...

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  12. Why Kagame's bid to serve a third term makes sense for RwandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Uburenganzira

    ... him with the same brush as other central African "strongmen". Attempts to extend presidential terms by Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi have led to instability and violence in these nations. Other leaders in the ...

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  13. Burkina army arrests dozens of suspects after armoury raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... former members of the presidential guard - disbanded after a coup in September and loyal to ousted president Blaise Compaore - for the armoury raid on Friday in which rocket launchers and assault rifles were stolen. After last year's coup, some of ...

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  14. Burkina Faso army arrests dozens of suspects after armoury raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... former members of the presidential guard - disbanded after a coup in September and loyal to ousted president Blaise Compaore - for the armoury raid on Friday in which rocket launchers and assault rifles were stolen. After last year's coup, some of ...

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  15. Burkina Faso: 1 Suspect Still on the Run after Armory RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | News Max

    ... Ouedraogo said arrests could continue as the investigation progresses. The presidential guard was loyal to Blaise Compaore, the longtime president ousted in an October 2014 uprising. It was disbanded after members staged a failed coup last ...

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  16. Burkina Faso Detains 5 More Soldiers Accused in Armory RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | News Max

    ... unaccounted for. The arrested soldiers all come from the former presidential guard, which is loyal to former Blaise Compaore, the longtime president ousted in an October 2014 uprising. The presidential guard was disbanded after staging a failed coup ...

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  17. Al Qaeda attack dents Burkina Faso's hopes of recovery : January 25, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... the economy of one of the poorest nations on earth. Mass protests in October 2014 drove out former President Blaise Compaore, who had ruled for nearly three decades after taking power in a 1987 coup. Following a year of transition, Roch Marc ...

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  18. Burkina Faso arrests four ex-presidential guards for armoury raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and rocket launchers. The elite presidential guard was disbanded after members loyal to former president Blaise Compaore mounted a six-day coup against Burkina Faso's transitional government last September in which members of the cabinet were taken ...

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  19. Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadistsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... to help the country rebound from a period of unrest, including the toppling of the longtime President Blaise Compaore in 2014 and a brief, failed coup last September. "We are asking our authorities to ensure security and we wish these measures to be ...

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  20. Burkina Faso pursues soldiers suspected in armory raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... were expected. The soldiers came from the former presidential guard, an elite unit loyal to former President Blaise Compaore, who was toppled from power in an October 2014 uprising after leading the country for 27 years. The presidential guard was ...

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