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Around 20 Soldiers Arrested in Burkina Faso Over Jail Break Plot

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Authorities in Burkina Faso have arrested around 20 soldiers for plotting to free from prison a prominent general who has been charged with staging a coup, Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida told a news conference. The arrests come in the wake of the short-lived coup in September and appear to show continued tension between the government and supporters of veteran President Blaise Compaore, who was overthrown in October 2014. During the coup allegedly led by General Gilbert Diendere,...

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