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Burkina Faso Army Says President Compaore Resigns

Burkina Faso's army said President Blaise Compaore has stepped down after 27 years in power. Burkina 24 news quoted an army spokesman as saying the president resigned Friday, a day after demonstrators set fire to parliament to protest a measure that would have allowed Compaore to seek another term. The spokesman, Colonel Isaac Zida, did not reveal Compaore's whereabouts and did not announce a successor. There has been no direct communication from the president since a...

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