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  1. Burkina Faso: Arrest Warrant Issued for Ex-Leader CompaoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Voice of America

    Burkina Faso's military court has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore for the assassination of the country's ex-revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, the tribunal director said Monday. Sankara was killed along with 12 of his supporters during a 1987 bloody coup that brought Compaore to power.

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  2. Burkina Faso: Intl arrest warrant out for ex-leader CompaoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Burkina Faso's military court has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore for the assassination of the country's ex-revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, the tribunal director said Monday. Sankara and 12 of his supporters were killed during a 1987 bloody coup that brought Compaore to power.

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  3. B. Faso: Compaore 'wanted' for death of SankaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Burkina Faso has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted leader Blaise Compaore in connection with the murder of former President Thomas Sankara, news reports said on Monday. Sankara, a revolutionary figure who is still a hero to many in West Africa, was killed on October 15, 1987 during the coup that brought his friend and former comrade-in-arms Compaore to power.

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  4. Outraged Colombians look for blame in Miss Universe mix-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Faso justice official says a military court has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore for the assassination of the country's revolutionary leader. Burkina Faso's military court has issued an international arrest ...

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  5. US official: 6 US troops killed in Afghan attack, 2 woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WAOW

    ... Faso justice official says a military court has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore for the assassination of the country's revolutionary leader. Burkina Faso's military court has issued an international arrest ...

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  6. Clinging to power: The African leaders who won't stand downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Kinshasa: Even the fate of Blaise Compaore, who was ousted after a bloody uprising in 2014 after 27 years as president of Burkina Faso, has not been enough to deter other African leaders from clinging to power long after their constitutions demanded they go. Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has now led Congo-Brazzaville for more than 31 years, and Paul Kagame, Rwanda's head of state since 1994, both ordered referendums which will allow them to run again in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

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  7. Rwandans Vote to Change Charter to Let Kagame Stand AgainRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... attempts to extend their stays in office have sparked protests. In Burkina Faso, mass demonstrations forced Blaise Compaore to quit last year after almost three decades in power, while Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's disputed re-election in ...

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  8. Kabila's speech to the nation: A path to president for life in the Congo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... changing the Constitution in order to extend his stay in office. The ousting of Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore by a popular uprising in October 2014 when he tried to change his country's constitution, most likely sent a signal to Kabila that ...

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  9. Burkina Faso High Court Confirms Final Presidential ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | News Max

    ... sworn in Dec. 29, replacing a transitional government put in place after a popular uprising forced President Blaise Compaore to step down last year. Kabore was a prime minister and parliamentary speaker during Compaore's 27-year rule. In January ...

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  10. Burkina Faso high court announces Kabore as winner of presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Jurist

    Kabore won with 53 percent of the vote [AP report], confirming provisional results released shortly after the November 29 election. He will be sworn in December 29. Kabore replaces a transitional government put in place after former president Blaise Compaore was forced to step down last year amid protests against his plan to issue a constitutional amendment that would extend his 27-year term.

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  11. Burkina honours 1,000 wounded in uprising and failed coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Ouagadougou: Around 1,000 people who were injured during a popular uprising last year that ousted then Burkina Faso's president Blaise Compaore and a failed coup in September received special honours from the government on Friday. Some were still walking on crutches as they received their decorations from transitional prime minister Isaac Zida and other senior officials on the 55th anniversary of the country's independence.

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  12. Rwanda to hold December 18 vote on Kagame third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    ... after its leader bulldozed through a controversial third term, while street protests led to the ouster of Blaise Compaore, who had ruled the west African country of Burkina Faso for nearly three decades. The Rwandan Senate last month passed a ...

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  13. Burkina Faso coup leader charged with complicity in assassination of Thomas SankaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Jurist

    ... the September attempted military coup in Burkina Faso, was the commander of the presidential guard in 1987. Blaise Compaore staged the 1987 coup that marked the start of his 27-year rule, but denies being a part of Sankara's killing. Compaore ...

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  14. Burkina Faso Labor Leader Welcomes Murder Charges in Sankara CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... revolutionary President Thomas Sankara. Sankara was assassinated in a 1987 military coup led by Diendere and Blaise Compaore. His body and those of 12 former aides were exhumed earlier this year for an autopsy to determine how they died. Diendere, a ...

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  15. Can old faces bring true change after Burkina Faso polls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Ouagadougou: A year after an uprising toppled Blaise Compaore after he led Burkina Faso for 27 years, the people of the west African country have elected a new leader whose deep ties to the old regime make many doubt the prospects for real change. President-elect Roch Marc Christian Kabore had a succession of strategic jobs under Compaore before falling out of favour just 10 months before the insurrection of October 2014.

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  16. Burkina Faso: Spread Economic Growth Centres NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... a score of civil society groups behind the October 2014 uprising that led to the ousting of former President Blaise Compaore while reacting to the brilliant election of Kabor said, "We have a new president, we hope he succeeds in his mission in the ...

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  17. General charged over Sankara's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... The senior security official said most were soldiers in the elite presidential guard of former President Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in October 2014. In September, he led the presidential guard in a short-lived coup in which soldiers took ...

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  18. Burkina Faso: Coup Leader Charged Over Sankara MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... The senior security official said most were soldiers in the elite presidential guard of former President Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in October 2014. Sankara took power in a coup in 1983 and pursued a philosophy of Marxism and pan-Africanism ...

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  19. .com | Burkina Faso coup leader charged over Sankara murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | News24

    ... The senior security official said most were soldiers in the elite presidential guard of former President Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in October 2014. Sankara took power in a coup in 1983 and pursued a philosophy of Marxism and pan-Africanism ...

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  20. Burkina Faso: Coup Leader Charged Over Murder of Ex-President SankaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... wealth, improve health and education, and reduce debt. In October 1987, he was killed in a coup that brought Blaise Compaore to power. A senior security source with knowledge of the murder case told Reuters news agency that General Diendere had been ...

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