Hundreds Protest in Burkina Faso Capital Against Army's Power Grab

November 2, 2014 1:15 PM

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Hundreds Protest in Burkina Faso Capital Against Army's Power Grab

Ouagadougou: At least a thousand people gathered in a square in the centre Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday to protest against the army taking over after President Blaise Compaore's resignation.

His 27 years in charge of the landlocked West African country ended on Friday following two days of violent protests against his bid to change the constitution to extend his rule.

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