Burkina Faso army official says President Compaoré is 'no longer in power' (AFP)
Huge fire breaks out at French public radio HQThe headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were being evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the Paris building.
Blaise Compaoré, the African peacemaker who faced rebellion at homeHaving spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa's peacemaker, Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may not get a chance to broker a peace deal in his own...
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Burkina Faso: ‘Protester shot dead’In Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, protests against a proposed change to the constitution descended into violence this morning. At least one protester was killed near the...
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Russia, EU and Ukraine agree ‘breakthrough’ gas dealRussia agreed to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered, multi-billion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday.
Hungary to suspend controversial Internet taxA planned tax on using the Internet that sparked public outrage and mass demonstrations in Hungary is to be suspended and the matter reconsidered next year, the country’s Prime Min...
French town bans clown costumes after terror waveA wave of panic sparked by pranksters dressing up as evil clowns and terrorising passers-by has spread across France in recent weeks. Now, one town has taken the step of banning an...
Massive US manhunt ends in arrest of suspected cop killerA survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned air...
Burkina Faso’s army chief announces creation of interim governmentThe head of Burkina Faso’s armed forces, General Honoré Traoré, on Thursday announced the dissolution of the National Assembly as well as the creation of an interim government, whi...