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Tensions High in Burkina Faso as Protests Continue

In West Africa, tensions in Burkina Faso remain high despite the release from custody the former transition president and other ministers Friday. They had been held hostage by soldiers from the presidential guard who seized power earlier in the week. Across the country, groups of protesters are putting up roadblocks to show their discontent over the coup. On state television, a member of the National Council for Democracy, the military group behind the coup, announced the release of most...

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