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Burkina Faso: Arrest Warrant Issued for Ex-Leader Compaore

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Burkina Faso's military court has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore for the assassination of the country's ex-revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, the tribunal director said Monday. Sankara was killed along with 12 of his supporters during a 1987 bloody coup that brought Compaore to power. An investigation into Sankara's death was reopened after Compaore was ousted in October 2014 in a popular uprising. Compaore, who was in power for...

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