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Brazzaville Protests President's Attempt to Extend Rule

More protests were reported Wednesday in Brazzaville, the capital of Republic of Congo, after clashes between opposition supporters and security forces left several dead on Tuesday. The opposition is protesting a constitutional referendum that would pave the way for longtime President Denis Sassou Nguessou to extend his rule. Reports said several dozen youths tried to put up road blocks on an avenue near the airport Wednesday, and that police responded by firing tear gas. A group of...

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