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Burkina Faso's president resigns

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.

Burkina Faso unrest Live

Minute-by-minute updates from Burkina Faso, with reports emerging that President Blaise Compaore has stepped down after violent anti-government protests.

MSF volunteer being trainedUN chief defends Ebola aid workers

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".

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