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  • Burkina Faso: President Compaoré announces his resignation, says presidency is now vacant – Reuters quoting Radio Omega
  • Blaze at France’s public radio HQ in Paris is now under control, according to firefighters (AFP)
  • The euro has fallen below $1.25 for the first time since August 2012
  • A convoy believed to be carrying ex Burkina Faso President Compaore seen travelling towards the southern town of Po, near Ghana
  • Burkina Faso: Colonel in the presidential guard announces resignation of President Blaise Compaore (Burkina24 television via Reuters)
  • France: local media quote Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo as saying no one was injured in RadioFrance HQ fire, stations to start rebroadcasting soon

corporate

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