Burkina Faso General Is Really Sorry About That Whole Coup Thing
General Gilbert Diendere, a shadowy military official who served as a spy chief under ousted President Blaise Compaore, addressed the country on national television and said he was committed to giving authority back to the transitional government.
Burkina Faso Coup Leaders May Bow to Protesters and Reinstate Interim Government
African mediators held talks with junta head General Gilbert Diendere, who reportedly plans to reinstate an interim government led by ousted President Michel Kafando.
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Burkina Faso on The Brink of Political Crisis Ahead of Presidential Election
Less than a year ago, Burkina Faso's president of 27 years was forced to resign, a transitional government has been in charge, and now presidential elections may be delayed
Burkina Faso Official Will Ask Morocco to Extradite Former President
Interim Prime Minister Isaac Zida vowed to extradite ousted leader Blaise Compaoré and investigate abuses committed during his 27-year reign.
Civilian Rule Restored in Burkina Faso as Former UN Ambassador is Named Interim President
The retired diplomat's nomination was announced just a few hours before officials signed a transition charter to guide the country towards elections scheduled for 2015.