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Burkina president Roch Kabore presses France on extradition of ex-leader Blaise Compaore’s brother

Burkina Faso's president said on Sunday that the existence of the death penalty in his country should not stop France from extraditing the brother of its ousted leader over the 1998 killing of a journalist.

Former president’s brother held over reporter’s murder

The exiled brother of Burkina Faso’s ousted ex-president Blaise Compaore was arrested at a Paris airport Sunday over the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist that rocked his west African country.

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