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Trial Begins for Masterminds of Burkina Faso Coup Attempt

The trial has begun for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina Faso, with the West African nation's capital under tight security.   Former presidential aides Gen. Gilbert Diendere and Gen. Djibril Bassole are among those facing a military tribunal. Hundreds of security forces deployed around the court building.   Diendere briefly took power after the presidential guard under his command staged a coup of the transitional government in September...

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