Ouagadougou under-fire as political protests escalate.
Ouagadougou under-fire as political protests escalate.

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, erupted in gunfire on Thursday as the military attempted to disperse protesters who had stormed parliament. The group is angry that the government is considering a constitutional amendment to open the way for the country’s president, Blaise Compaore, to extend his 27-year-rule. Read more: bbc.co.uk

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