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Burkina Faso Coup Leader: President, PM Safe

The head of Burkina Faso's new ruling council says the president and prime minister are safe in military custody and will soon be released. Brigadier General Gilbert Diendere spoke to VOA's French to Africa Service Thursday, a day after soldiers overthrew the West African country's transitional government and arrested its leaders. The general said the military staged the coup because the country's political process was biased.  He said he will start a political...

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