Burkina Faso presidential guard seize president and PM, facing international condemnation


By Reuters , 17 September 2015
A protester wearing a Burkina Faso flag attends a protest against the presidential guard in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 16, 2015 [photo credit: Reuters]
A protester wearing a Burkina Faso flag attends a protest against the presidential guard in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 16, 2015 [photo credit: Reuters]
Soldiers fired warning shots to disperse hundreds of protesters outside Burkina Faso's presidential palace on Wednesday after the presidential guard burst into a cabinet meeting and arrested the interim president, stirring fears of a military coup. The presidential guard gave no explanation for its...
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