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Burkina president says back in charge, but no sign of deal By Mathieu Bonkoungou OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's President Michel Kafando said he and his government were back in power on Wednesday a week after a coup, though it was unclear who was really in charge after the rebellion's leader att
Yahoo! News | Sep 23, 2015 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
POLITICO Playbook, presented by the American Bankers Association WALKER MANAGER UNPLUGGED: Its a bitch, man PAPAL PLAYBOOK HOW ARNE DUNCAN changed D.C PAPAL PLAYBOOK HOW ARNE DUNCAN changed D.C. FBI RECOVERS Hillary email? YOGI BERRAs best -- BDAY: Sean Spicer, Michael Schmidt
Politico | Sep 23, 2015 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rival forces agree deal to avoid violence in Burkina capital The elite soldiers behind a coup in Burkina Faso and regular troops loyal to the government signed an agreement overnight to avoid an outbreak of violence as mediators were due to arrive in the capital, said a traditional leader involved in the deal. Unde
Yahoo! News | Sep 23, 2015 07:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Congo's president calls referendum on constitutional changes Republic of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso on Tuesday announced a referendum on changes to the constitution that could allow him to run for a third term in office in elections next year. Sassou Nguesso, 71, who has ruled oil-producing Congo f
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taps may sound for New York Military Academy, Trump's alma mater New York Military Academy, a 126-year-old preparatory school that counts billionaire Donald Trump among its graduates, faces the prospect of shutting its doors for good unless it can complete a deal to avoid a bankruptcy auction later this month. John Got
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
West Africa presidents to travel to Burkina to mediate in crisis OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The presidents of Senegal, Togo, Benin and Nigeria were due to travel to Burkina Faso's capital on Tuesday evening on a mission to negotiate the peaceful roll-back of a coup by presidential guard soldiers last week, Burkina Faso's
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pro-Kurdish ministers quit Turkish cabinet amid tension over violence President Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up criticism of the HDP since it took an unexpected 13 percent of the vote in June polls, depriving the AK Party (AKP) of an overall majority for the first time since 2002. With a re-run of the vote set for Nov. 1, Erd
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Burkina troops say preparing to attack coup leaders' camp OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Troops loyal to Burkina Faso's deposed government said on Tuesday they were preparing to attack the Camp Naaba military base near the capital's presidential palace, which is held by troops who staged a coup last week. Loyalist troo
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Burkina Faso PM Zida, held hostage since coup, freed OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's Yacouba Isaac Zida, who had been held hostage since a coup led by the West African nation's elite presidential guard last week, was freed on Tuesday, an advisor and a senior army officer loyal to the govern
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 08:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greece's defeated New Democracy party to hold leadership election ATHENS (Reuters) - The Conservative New Democracy party defeated in Greece's national election will hold a leadership election as soon as possible, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Under interim leader Vangelis Meimarakis, the party was easily beaten in
Yahoo! News | Sep 22, 2015 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend