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Soldiers Detain Burkina Faso Interim President and PM

Soldiers from Burkina Faso's presidential guard detained the country's interim prime minister and president Wednesday and were said to be holding them hostage. Military sources tell VOA's French-to-Africa Service that soldiers broke into a Cabinet meeting and arrested President Michel Kafando, Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida and other government ministers. The prisoners were not being allowed to leave, and soldiers were seen erecting barricades around the presidential...

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