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Burkina Faso Sets Late November Poll

Burkina Faso's presidential and parliamentary elections, delayed by a failed coup, will take place November 29. The elections, seen as a major step in the impoverished West African country's road to democracy, were originally scheduled for October 11 but had to be postponed after a short-lived putsch by elite troops loyal to deposed leader Blaise Compaore. The presidential guard (RSP) announced the coup September 17, bringing the country to the edge of chaos for six days before...

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