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Burkina Faso Coup Leader in Talks for Surrender

Burkina Faso's government says it is trying to convince the general behind a recent short-lived coup to surrender, a day after he sought refuge in an embassy in the capital. In a statement Wednesday, the government said negotiations are under way for the surrender of General Gilbert Diendere to transitional authorities. The statement did not specify which embassy he was in, but Reuters reports that he is in the Vatican compound in Ouagadougou. The government also said soldiers are...

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