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  • Burkina Faso Begins Trial of Coup Plotters

    Burkina Faso Begins Trial of Coup Plotters
    The trial has begun for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina Faso, with the West African nation’s capital under tight security. Former presidential aides Gen. Gilbert Diendere and Gen. Djibril Bassole are among those facing a military tribunal.  Bassole, a former foreign affairs minister, is accused of treason. Many of [...]