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Rival officers claim power in Burkina Faso
Colonel says he is in charge hours after nation's top general, an ally of the ousted president, did the same.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 11:22 GMT
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Welcome to the age of the citizen uprising in Africa.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 10:26 GMT
What next for Burkina Faso?
Al Jazeera asks what the near future will bring for West African country after President Blaise Campoare resigned.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 04:48 GMT
Army chief takes power in Burkina Faso
General Honore Traore in charge of West African nation after violent protests force President Blaise Compaore to resign.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 23:28 GMT
Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 10:52 GMT
Burkina Faso president refuses to step down
Long-time president Blaise Compaore refuses to heed protesters demands, seeking to lead transitional government instead.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 05:26 GMT
Burkina Faso declares state of emergency
Government and parliament dissolved after tens of thousands take to streets and parliament set ablaze, army chief says.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 20:21 GMT
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest
At least one dead in clashes after demonstrators storm assembly in protest against vote to allow president another term.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 16:54 GMT
Political protests turn rough in Burkina Faso
Police in Ouagadougou fire tear gas at thousands protesting 27-year president's attempt to hold power for another term.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 09:34 GMT
Outrage over long-serving Burkina Faso leader
Opposition to Blaise Compaore grows as the president, in power for 27 years, looks set to seek another term.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 09:32 GMT
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