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Burkina Faso General, Ex-Minister Charged Over Failed Coup

The general in charge of the failed coup in Burkina Faso last month has been formally charged, along with one other top official accused of supporting the overthrow of Burkina Faso's government.   General Gilbert Diendere and Djibrill Bassole, a former foreign minister, were charged Tuesday with "attacking state security." During the failed coup, Diendere's forces in the elite presidential guard detained the interim president, prime minister and several Cabinet...

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