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Burkina Faso Coup Leaders to Face Sanctions

Experts are compiling a list of individuals who will face targeted sanctions for their roles in last week’s overthrow of Burkina Faso’s transitional government, an African Union official said Tuesday. Ambassador Mull S. Katende, chairman of the AU’s Peace and Security Council, said coup leaders would face sanctions including travel bans and asset freezes. His comments came after the leaders ignored the AU council’s Tuesday deadline of 10 a.m. GMT to put down their weapons and transfer...

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