Soldiers loyal to Burkina Faso’s new self-proclaimed leader, Ibrahim Traore, on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo: AP
Soldiers loyal to Burkina Faso’s new self-proclaimed leader, Ibrahim Traore, on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo: AP
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Burkina Faso junta leader resigns, flees after coup

  • Burkina Faso’s new self-proclaimed leaders move to restore order after ousted coup leader resigns
  • Latest power grab was second military coup this year, and sparked a wave of international criticism

Soldiers loyal to Burkina Faso’s new self-proclaimed leader, Ibrahim Traore, on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo: AP
Soldiers loyal to Burkina Faso’s new self-proclaimed leader, Ibrahim Traore, on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo: AP
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