Burkina Faso Protesters Set Parliament on Fire

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Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso’s presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday. President Blaise Compaore has now scrapped a plan to extend his 27-year rule. At least three people have been shot dead and several others wounded in clashes with security forces in the capital Ouagoudougou. Clementine Logan reports.


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