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Burkina Faso appoints transitional government
Military gets key posts in 26-member cabinet chosen to lead the country until elections next year.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014 01:15 GMT
Civilian leader takes charge in Burkina Faso
Michel Kafando formally starts one-year term after army strongman, Isaac Zida, hands over power.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 02:56 GMT
Military leader becomes Burkina Faso PM
Zida's appointment comes shortly after US and other powers praised progress towards civilian transitional government.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2014 15:37 GMT
Burkina Faso names transitional president
Former foreign minister Michel Kafando chosen in a key step towards elections after military takeover followed protests.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 05:23 GMT
Burkina Faso leader to be announced by Monday
Army says interim civilian president to be declared by Monday, as political leaders sign transition deal in the capital.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 03:26 GMT
Burkina Faso army says constitution restored
Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida gives opposition until 12:00 GMT on Sunday to propose head of transition to civilian rule.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 21:49 GMT
Burkina Faso factions approve transition plan
Army reaches deal with opposition, civil groups and religious leaders on blueprint to return country to civilian rule.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2014 11:45 GMT
African Union chief in Burkina Faso for talks
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz hold talks with army appointed Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida over transition back to democracy.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 17:48 GMT
Burkina Faso military promises transition
Leaders from the army, activists, and opposition agree on elections but fail to elect head of transitional government.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 10:53 GMT
ECOWAS presses Burkina Faso on civilian rule
Regional bloc calls on military to hand over power to interim government for guiding country to elections next year.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 07:25 GMT
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