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World news about “Africa” published by euronews.

31/10 05:55 CET

Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore defies calls to quit

Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore defies calls to quit

Burkina Faso's president has rejected opposition calls for him to step down after a day of violent protests. Blaise Compaore said he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections have been held. He said he had dissolved parliament and was…