Protesters on the streets of Ouagadougou
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Burkina Faso: Protesters set parliament on fire

Protesters in Burkina Faso have sent the parliament building in Ouagadougou on fire.

They are demonstrating against proposals from the country's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27 year term of office.

MPs have suspended a vote on whether the country's leader will be able to stand for re-election next year.

  • 30 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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