The old junta leader makes way for the new in Burkina Faso’s second coup of the year


Supporters of Capt. Ibrahim Traore cheer with Russian flags in the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Sunday. Burkina Faso

The power grab deepens fears that the political chaos could divert attention from an Islamic insurgency whose violence has killed thousands and forced 2 million to flee their homes.

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