A photo of a TV screen shows the national broadcast in which Lieutenant Colonel Mamadou Bamba announced that the "National Democratic Council" is now in charge of Burkina Faso.
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Members of the National Reform Council at Parliament House in Bangkok on Sunday following a vote to reject the new draft constitution they spent nine months writing.
President Pierre Nkurunziza makes a brief statement at the presidential palace in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Sunday. In his first appearance since a failed coup against his government, Nkurunziza, didn't mention the unrest.
The Office of the Attorney-General of Thailand holds a news conference on Thursday about the Supreme Court's decision to accept a criminal charge against Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
A member of the Lesotho military looks on as he stands guard in front of an armed personnel carrier at the entrance of the army barracks in the capital Maseru on Saturday. Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has accused the army of staging a coup.
Thailand's newly appointed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestures in a traditional greeting during his visit to a unit of the Queen's Guard outside Bangkok on Thursday.
Suthep Thaugsuban waves to supporters during a mass rally in Bangkok, the same day the army declared martial law. Suthep says he acted as an adviser to the army general who subsequently seized power.
Former Thai Education Minister Chaturon Chaisang (center) was detained by soldiers after speaking at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand in Bangkok on Tuesday.