Military in Burkina Faso confirms coup, dissolves government

Burkina Faso protestors shout out as they take to the streets in the city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. While gunfire rang out in the streets, Burkina Faso's military took to the airwaves Thursday to declare it now controls the West African country, confirming that a coup had taken place just weeks before elections. (AP Photo/Theo Renaut)

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina’s military seized the airwaves and installed a general loyal to the ex-president Thursday as the new head of state, carrying out a coup weeks before national elections.

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