Blaise Compaore Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Burkina Faso begins mourning after hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Echo

    ... with his wife, Amy Boyle-Riddering. The country has a brand new democratically elected government: President Blaise Compaore, in power for 27 years, was ousted in October 2014 after widespread public demonstrations. Alaoui and Ouedraogo were parked ...

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  2. Former Putschists Attack Arms Depot in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... of the former presidential guard." The guard, or RSP, was a 1500-man elite unit loyal to former president Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in 2014 following massive popular protests after 27 years in power. That same group was behind a short-lived ...

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  3. Ex-presidential guards mount raid on Burkina Faso armouryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Members of Burkina Faso's disbanded presidential guard, a pillar of former president Blaise Compaore's deposed regime, raided an armoury on the outskirts of the capital overnight, the army said on Friday. OUAGADOUGOU: Members of Burkina Faso's disbanded presidential guard, a pillar of former president Blaise Compaore's deposed regime, raided an armoury on the outskirts of the capital overnight, the army said on Friday.

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  4. Gunmen seize weapons in armoury raid in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    OUAGADOUGOU: Suspected loyalists of Burkina Faso's deposed President Blaise Compaore seized weapons in an overnight raid on an armoury in the capital, security sources said on Friday. The arms theft comes less than a week after al Qaeda fighters killed 30 people in a restaurant and hotel popular with foreigners in Ouagadougou, exposing the security challenges facing new President Roch Marc Christian Kabore.

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  5. Al-Qaida Attack Dents Burkina Faso's Hopes of RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... 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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  6. Burkina Faso attack puts West Africa on edge over jihadist threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... country has stumbled through a tumultuous political year that included the overthrow of former President Blaise Compaore in 2014, a failed coup in September, and the election of President President Roch Marc Christian Kabore in November. "a The ...

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  7. Ivory Coast "surprised" by Burkina warrant against parliament headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Reuters

    ... speaker, Guillaume Soro, and Djibril Bassole, a political ally of Burkina Faso's deposed long-time ruler, Blaise Compaore. On the recording, which was posted on the Internet last year, two men discuss ways to support a coup then under way against ...

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

    Jan 17, 2016 | The Echo

    ... president, completing the troubled West African state's transition after the overthrow of its longtime ruler Blaise Compaore in 2014 and a failed coup attempt in September.

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  9. Security forces hunt possible surviving Burkina hotel attackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ... a return to stability after November elections which ended a shaky transitional period since veteran leader Blaise Compaore's 2014 ouster, including a failed coup. Al-Murabitoun had already begun to move into the impoverished country of around 17 ...

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  10. Dutch volunteer among the dead in Burkina Faso hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | The Echo

    ... Kabore's win marked the end of a transitional period after the overthrow of the country's longtime ruler, Blaise Compaore, in 2014 and a failed coup attempt in September. The group's leader is veteran al Qaeda figure Mokhtar Belmokhtar, according to ...

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  11. 29 killed, including at least 12 foreigners, in Al-Qaeda attack on Burkina hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ... to stability after the November elections which ended a shaky transitional period since veteran leader Blaise Compaore's 2014 ouster, including a failed coup. "The elections went off well," said Cynthia Ohayon, a security analyst with the ...

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  12. Operation Ends at Burkina Faso Hotel Seized by Al-QaidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | The Echo

    ... important ally to fight Al-Qaeda, since the nation elected a new leader after being governed by the autocrat Blaise Compaore, for 27 years. The country also has been in growing political turmoil since its longtime president was ousted in a popular ...

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  13. VideoNational Mourning After Burkina Faso 'Bloodbath'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | LBC 97.3

    ... Faso, a largely Muslim country, has endured bouts of political turmoil since 2014 when veteran president Blaise Compaore was overthrown in a popular protest. AQIM was behind a similar attack that left 20 dead at a luxury hotel in the Malian capital ...

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  14. Burkina Faso: Hotel attack propels country into ranks of terror targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... democracies will confront yet another challenge. The country has faced a tumultuous year, after President Blaise Compaore was overthrown during large protests in October 2014. Last September, forces allied with Compaor?? staged a failed coup against ...

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  15. Six Canadians among 29 killed in militant attack on Burkina hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... to stability after the November elections which ended a shaky transitional period since veteran leader Blaise Compaore's 2014 ouster, including a failed coup. "The elections went off well ... That makes the country a symbol of progress, which is ...

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  16. At least 29 killed in jihadist attack on Burkina hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... Christian Kabore, who took office just last month, a year after a popular uprising ousted longtime leader Blaise Compaore, called on his fellow citizens to show "courage". The attack began around 7.45 pm on Saturday when an unknown number of ...

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  17. Burkina Faso: At least 26 killed in jihadist attack on Burkina hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | India.com

    ... Christian Kabore, who took office just last month, a year after a popular uprising ousted longtime leader Blaise Compaore, called on his fellow citizens to show "courage". Burkina Faso has "never caved in under any circumstances and it's not going ...

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  18. Death toll at 27 in Al Qaeda-linked attack on Burkina Faso hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in the region, but has recently been troubled by political instability. An attempt by former President Blaise Compaore to extend his rule sparked a popular revolt in 2014, toppling him from power. Compaore fled for Ivory Coast but his allies ...

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  19. Burkina Faso takeover ends; at least 28 people deadRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | USA Today

    ... Wednesday by picking a cabinet packed with ministers who had not served under the previous administration of Blaise Compaore, who was president for 27 years. Compaore went into exile in Ivory Coast after being ousted in an uprising in 2014. In a ...

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  20. Six Canadians are among the dozens killed in the Burkina Faso hotel siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Group. Ohayon said it was no coincidence such incidents had only happened since Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore was driven from power. The longtime leader's ouster likely ended a convenient relationship between Burkina Faso and militants ...

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