Burkino Faso’s President Compaore resigns

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Burkino Faso's President Compaore resigns

Burkina Faso’s national radio says President Blaise Compaore has resigned.

His decision comes a day after the opposition called supporters onto the streets in an attempt to remove him from power.

In his statement, he called for elections within 90 days.

On Thursday, the country was put under a state of an emergency after parliament and several other government buildings were torched.

Anger erupted when Compaore, who’s been in power for 27 years, attempted to amend the constitution to extend …
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