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Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament

Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament

Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday, forcing President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-year rule.

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Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament French soldier killed in clash with Islamist militants in Mali More heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi, death toll rises to 130 WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others Liberia health workers to go on strike over Ebola danger pay

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Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting far-right activist IS jihadists execute more than 40 tribesmen in Iraq's Anbar Kurdish convoy heads to Syria to take on Islamic State US 'horrified' by reports of attack on Syria displaced camp: State Dept Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

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Ukraine gas supplies in doubt as Russia seeks EU payment deal Ukraine votes for pro-West parties, peace talks Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia Russian prosecutors detain four more suspects in Total CEO plane crash NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as Communists face poll wipeout

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North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained Clashes as masked men rush Hong Kong protest barricades North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury: source U.S. sees North Korean leader's absence, talks as tactical Hong Kong protests face test of stamina as city returns to work Hong Kong student leaders urge protesters to regroup in heart of city

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Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch US 'horrified' by reports of attack on Syria displaced camp: State Dept Ottawa gunman made video before attack

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Leftist Rousseff narrowly wins re-election in Brazil 15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students

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No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead Pakistan's Malala, India's Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, one civilian dead

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A convoy of peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq headed across southeastern Turkey on Wednesday towards the Syrian town of Kobani to try to help fellow Kurds break an Islamic State siege which has defied U.S.-led air strikes. Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch French soldier killed in clash with Islamist militants in Mali No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead US 'horrified' by reports of attack on Syria displaced camp: State Dept Leftist Rousseff narrowly wins re-election in Brazil

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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.The 17-minute video, made public on ...

Iranians 'released' from jail for making 'Happy' fan video

Police in Iran have released six people who were arrested for posting a video online of them dancing to US pop-star Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy ...

Thailand army declares martial law

Source: Reuters and agencies / IBTimesThailand's army declared martial law on Tuesday to restore order after six months of anti-government protests wh ...

Turkish mine explosion leaves scores dead

At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish provi ...

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