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    31-Oct-2014 to 15:46

    B/Faso army chief declares himself president

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe army has declared its Chief of Staff General Honore Traore as the country's new head of state following the resignation of Blaise Compaore.

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    31-Oct-2014 to 14:51

    Burkina Faso: Compaore steps down

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — President Blaise Compaore on Friday afternoon announced his resignation from power in Burkina Faso after a day of angry protests across the country.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 19:40

    B/Faso: Protesters urge ex-army chief to seize power

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Demonstrators amassed near the army headquarters in Ouagadougou on Thursday chanted the name of the former army chief, General Kouame Lougue, urging him to seize power in restive Burkina Faso.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 18:21

    B/Faso: Compaore scraps gov’t, declares emergency rule

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The embattled President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore has dissolved the government and declared a state of emergency in the entire country, according to a statement from the presidency aired over a private radio station on Thursday afternoon.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 16:53

    Confusing in restive Ouagadougou...

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The situation in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou has been thrown into a state of flux on Thursday evening following violent clashes between protesters and security forces.

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    30-Oct-2014 to 13:04

    Burkinabe government abandons attempts to amend Constitution

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe government has announced on Thursday morning, in a confused situation following violent demonstration and the burning of part of the parliament, that it has given up trying to amend the Constitution which would have allowed President Blaise Compaore to go for another term in 2015 after 27 years in power.

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    29-Oct-2014 to 15:54

    German businessmen line up B/Faso mission

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A delegation of German businessmen is expected in Burkina Faso from 4 to 7 November during which its members will hold talks with their Burkinabe counterparts, sources at the country’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI-BF) disclosed.

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