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Coup Detat: Army Detains Burkina Faso President Kabore

The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Kaboré, has reportedly been detained by mutinying soldiers. Some troops in the West African nation have demanded the sacking of military chiefs and more resources to fight Islamist militants. Gunfire had been heard overnight near the presidential palace and at barracks in the capital, Ouagadougou. The government, however, denied…

Libya Electoral Body Rejects Gaddafi’s Son As Presidential Candidate

Libya’s electoral commission on Wednesday announced its rejection of the candidacy of Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to run in next month’s presidential election. Other hopefuls still in the running include eastern-based strongman Khalifa Haftar, interim premier Abdulhamid Dbeibah and former interior minister Fathi Bashagha, as the commission said their submissions…

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