Latest News Wires Burkina Faso: Protesters storm parliament over term limit vote

Protesters say 27 years in office is enough for President Blaise Compaore, who took power in a 1987 coup and has been reelected four times. A parliamentary vote on extending term limits was called off due to unrest.

By , Associated Press

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Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, forcing the government to cancel a vote to allow the president to seek another term next year.