Burkina Faso Descends Into Crisis After Military Takeover

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  • Former chief of staff heading junta says army supports coup
  • Protests in capital leave at least three people dead

Michel Kafando. Photographer: Issouf Sanogo/AFP via Getty Images

A military junta took power in Burkina Faso, throwing the country into a crisis a month before an election to replace the transitional government.

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