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Burkina Faso Coup Leader Agrees to Peace Deal

In the West African nation of Burkina Faso, coup leader General Gilbert Diendéré agreed Monday to the proposed peace deal that was announced on Sunday. Diendéré said he will hand over power to the transitional government. Earlier in the day, army troops were heading toward the capital city of Ouagadougou, demanding the putschists, or coup participants, surrender. In a matter of hours, Ouagadougou became a ghost town Monday as news spread that army trucks were...

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