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  1. No limits? Rwandan ruling shows how African leaders can stay in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of violent protests and a failed coup attempt by running for a third term. In Burkina Faso, former President Blaise Compaore was ousted amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule. Then there's Uganda and Congo: both ...

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  2. .com | 30 Burkina coup plotters fail to report for duty - govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | News24

    ... Tuesday was charged with "murder" and "attacking state security". The RSP troops are loyal to ex-president Blaise Compaore who was ousted in a popular uprising last year after trying to extend his 27-year grip on power. The putschists had complained ...

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  3. Burkina Faso general charged in coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Jurist

    ... Diendere was part of the elite Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) which was loyal to former president Blaise Compaore, who served as the country's long-time ruler until he was ousted in an uprising last year. Burkina Faso's government has been the ...

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  4. Burkina general, minister charged over failed coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | The China Post

    The general behind Burkina Faso's failed coup was charged, together with a former top aide to ousted president Blaise Compaore, with "murder" and "attacking state security" on Tuesday, judicial sources said. Gen. Gilbert Diendere and Djibrill Bassole, a former foreign minister under Compaore, were also charged with "collusion with foreign forces to destabilize internal security," "causing intentional injury" and "intentional destruction of property" over the short-lived Sept.

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  5. Prosecutor: Burkina Faso coup leader formally chargedRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | KDWN

    ... n in the coup, which was carried out by Diendere and members of the presidential guard loyal to ex-President Blaise Compaore.

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  6. Court charges Burkina coup leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... seeking refuge in the Vatican embassy. The two men, who are close allies of deposed longtime leader Blaise Compaore, were each charged with 11 offences, according to two sources familiar with Tuesday's proceedings. Other charges included colluding ...

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  7. Burkina general, ex-Compaore minister charged over failed coupRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    The general behind Burkina Faso's failed coup was charged, together with a former top aide to ousted president Blaise Compaore, with "murder" and "attacking state security" on Tuesday, judicial sources said. General Gilbert Diendere and Djibrill Bassole, a former foreign minister under Compaore, were also charged with "collusion with foreign forces to destabilise internal security", "causing intentional injury" and "intentional destruction of property" over the short-lived September 17 putsch, the sources said.

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  8. Taylor Report: Crisis in Burkina Faso, Segment 1Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Ameth Lo and Phil Taylor discuss the crisis of the recent coup in Burkina Faso. The Birkinabe People rose up for the second time in a year--first to oust former brutal 27 year regime of Blaise Compaore and second to oust Compaore's comrades who maintain significant power as does their elite Presidential Guard .

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  9. .com | Burkina general, ex-Compaore minister charged over failed coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | News24

    The general behind Burkina Faso's failed coup was charged, together with a former top aide to ousted president Blaise Compaore, with "murder" and "attacking state security" on Tuesday, judicial sources said. General Gilbert Diendere and Djibrill Bassole, a former foreign minister under Compaore, were also charged with "collusion with foreign forces to destabilise internal security", "causing intentional injury" and "intentional destruction of property" over the short-lived September 17 putsch, the sources said.

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  10. Burkina Faso coup leader Diendere charged in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... was also arrested in connection with the coup. The two men, who are close allies of deposed longtime leader Blaise Compaore, were each charged with 11 offences, according to two sources familiar with Tuesday's proceedings. Other charges included ...

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  11. Burkina Faso court charges general, ex-minister over coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... seeking refuge in the Vatican embassy. The two men, who are close allies of deposed longtime leader Blaise Compaore, were each charged with 11 offences, according to two sources familiar with Tuesday's proceedings. Other charges included colluding ...

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  12. Burkina Faso's interim president back in power after coup, as people, military assert willRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... Strategic Affairs. Last week's coup was led by members of the presidential guard still loyal to ex-President Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in an uprising in October 2014 after he angered people by attempting to prolong his 27-year rule. Coup ...

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  13. With economic growth, many Africans optimistic about prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... than after a popular uprising that last year unseated one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, President Blaise Compaore. "But there are up-and-coming countries," Warden said, many of which have seen economic growth rates topping 5 percent, rapid ...

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  14. Leader of Burkina Faso coup to face military justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Jurist

    ... that retains significance for the ideology of the RSP. The 1987 coup marked the start of the 27-year rule of Blaise Compaore [ Economist report]. Diendere was Compaore's former chief of staff. The first meeting of the reinstated interim government ...

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  15. In Burkina Faso, all eyes on how post-coup leaders handle the old guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... in his left leg, Kabore demands that the unit, which operated unchecked under the regime of former President Blaise Compaore for decades and also forced the coup, be brought to justice. On Thursday, coup leader Gen. Gilbert Diendere was taken into ...

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  16. .com | Freed Burkina Faso president says thank you at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | News24

    ... in December, completing the transition to democratic rule after the October 2014 uprising against President Blaise Compaore's rule. All the action from the 2015 RWC, including live coverage of all 48 matches, breaking news, fixtures, results, logs - ...

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  17. Burkina Faso: Coup Leader Expected to Go On TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... president Thomas Sankara." Hamado added. The general, who is the former chief of staff to ousted president Blaise Compaore, sought refuge at the residence of the Vatican's ambassador on Tuesday just before an army raid on the barracks of his elite ...

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  18. Ecowas proves that quick action can crush a coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... hostage. Ostensibly, it named a former commander, General Gilbert Diendere, president. Former President Blaise Compaore formed the 1,200-strong force in 1987 after a coup - Diendere was in it - ousted the late President Thomas Sankara. He was later ...

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  19. Burkina Faso coup leader handed over to government: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... of proposals to dismantle the elite presidential guard, the RSP, and to exclude allies of deposed president Blaise Compaore from running in this month's scheduled presidential election. The putsch lasted a week and the government was restored ...

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  20. Burkina coup leader 'taken into custody'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... of proposals to dismantle the elite presidential guard, the RSP, and to exclude allies of deposed president Blaise Compaore from running in this month's scheduled presidential election. During its first post-coup cabinet meeting it formally ...

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