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General Behind Burkina Faso Coup Surrenders

The general behind last month's failed coup in Burkina Faso has surrendered to the country's transitional government. General Gilbert Diendere turned himself in Thursday after negotiations with officials in the capital, Ouagadougou. VOA's French to Africa service reports that Diendere received assurances that he would not be killed and that he and other soldiers who took part in the September 16 coup will receive a fair trial. Diendere was reported to be hiding in the...

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