How Burkina Faso Ended Up With No Government

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The military in Burkina Faso seized power after President Blaise Compaore’s government dissolved in a day of massive protests. When Parliament tried to extend Compaore’s 27-year term, citizens fought back, torching government buildings and storming the presidential residence. Things are escalating quickly, and there’s still a lot of unanswered questions. Burkina Faso has been one of the most tranquil and stable countries in the region – until now. More on AJ+

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