Government of Burkina Faso Collapses

Good New York Times reporting.

As the crisis deepened, Gen. Honoré Nabéré Traoré, the chief of staff of Burkina Faso’s armed forces, said at a news conference Thursday night that a transitional authority would lead the country to elections within 12 months. He did not say who would form the interim government. He also announced that a curfew would be in effect from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly.A reporter’s request for a visa was denied by the Burkina Faso Consulate in New York on Thursday night, on the grounds that the country’s borders had been sealed.

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