Burkina Faso

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters stormed Parliament in Burkina Faso on Thursday to demand an end to President Blaise Compaore's rule. (Photo: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images)
After anti-government protesters set fire to Burkina Faso's Parliament on Thursday in escalating demonstrations against the ruler they say is making a "constitutional coup d'etat" to stay in power, President Blaise Compaore has reportedly scrapped —or at least delayed—a plan to extend his 27-year reign. Statements by former defense minister...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Update (9:06 AM EST): Algerian airliner confirmed to have crashed Reuters...

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