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 lifting marshall law that was announced earlier.
An unnamed Army spokesman explained: “The National Assmbley has been dissolved, the government has been dissolved.
“A transitional body will be put in place in consultatio…
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