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Burkina Faso Freezes Failed Coup Leaders' Assets

Burkina Faso is freezing the assets of the leaders of the recent failed coup in which the president and prime minister were taken hostage just weeks before elections were scheduled to be held. State prosecutor Laurent Poda made the announcement Saturday, saying the move will apply to coup leader Gen. Gilbert Diendere and 13 other individuals, as well as three political parties linked to former president Blaise Compaore. The decision, which applied to financial and property assets, is...

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