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B. 2015-09-17 Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street protests Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
C. 2015-01-17 Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Niamey, Niger
2014-10-31 Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
E. 2014-10-30 Burkina Faso president defies calls to step down Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
F. 2014-10-30 Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency Burkina Faso
6. 2014-10-08 Ebola virus: Spanish protests as nurse's dog is put down Madrid
7. 2014-08-17 Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit West Point, Monrovia, Liberia
I. 2014-06-03 Nigeria bans protests for kidnapped girls Nigeria

Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
  Burkina Faso coup sparks deadly street protests Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso  Presidential guard officers in Burkina Faso have seized power in a coup, with reports of more than 10 deaths amid protests in the capital, Ouagadougou   Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Map of Niamey Niger

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  At least two churches have been set on fire in the capital amid fresh protests against French magazine's cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad

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  Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of demonstrations demanding his ouster. Army General Honore Traore staff assumed power

  The military seized control of the government and set a dusk-to-dawn curfew in what one general described as an effort to protect lives.    Protesters torch Parliament building in Burkina Faso. Blaise Compaore says he will stay ...
  Burkina Faso president declares state of emergency   Blaise Compaore has imposed a state of emergency after violent protests at his bid to extend his 27-year rule Oct.8   Ebola virus: Spanish protests as nurse's dog is put down Map of Madrid  Madrid: Health authorities in Spain have put to death the dog of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus in Madrid, sparking protests from animal rights groups Aug.17   Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit Map of West Point Monrovia Liberia
  A quarantine centre for suspected Ebola patients in the Liberian capital Monrovia has been attacked and looted by protesters, police say
Jun.3 Nigeria bans protests for kidnapped girls  Police in Nigeria's capital have banned all protests planned in support of the more than 200 girls kidnapped in April May.4   World rallies for kidnapped girls  Los Angeles: Protesters took the streets again, adding to the international pressure on Nigeria do more to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants May.2   Nigerians demand government to bring home kidnapped girls  Nigerians took to the streets Thursday to demand the government do more to rescue scores of girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ...

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May.21 Protesters attack Mali president
Map of Bamako Mali  Interim Mali President Dioncounda Traore has been taken to hospital with a head wound after being attacked by demonstrators Jan.27 Clashes after Senegal Wade ruling Jan.13 Union to suspend fuel protests. Nigeria Jan.12 Talks end in Nigeria as protests widen Jan.11 Unions: Nigeria president using 'thugs'

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Mar.4 Video documents carnage in Ivory Coast

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Dec.26 Ivory Coast general strike called
  Political parties loyal to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara have called a general strike across the country to force the incumbent to cede power Dec.16 Fears of fresh Ivory Coast unrest
Sep.12 Clashes in Guinea ahead of poll

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Sep.29 Massacre toll put at 157
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  Guinea: Human rights groups have had reports of soldiers bayoneting people and women being stripped and raped in the streets during the protest

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Feb.12 President Conte declares emergency
. Guinea Feb.10 Street demonstrators shot   Guinea: 7 people have been shot dead by the security forces during protests against the newly named prime minister Jan.26 Security forces kill at least 59 in protests. Guinea

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Sep.15 Protesters beat ex-minister  Ivory Coast: Protesters angry over toxic waste dumping blamed for 6 deaths beat a former transport minister Feb.18   16 die in cartoon protests  Nigeria: 11 churches were burned as part of the continuing violence over cartoons of Islam's Prophet Mohammed

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Nov.11 Protesters face tear gas
  Liberia: Supporters of George Weah demand to halt counting in an election Weah says was rigged

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Nov.6   Ivory Coast seethes after attack   Armed mobs of government loyalists took to the streets of the city of Abidjan, in anger against France

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Feb.1 Protesters denounce deal  Ivory Coast: Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets to further denounce a French-brokered peace deal Jan.26 Anti-French riots  Ivory Coast: Stone-throwing mobs attacked the French embassy and army base as thousands marched in over a peace accord

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Jul.19 Women oil protesters take hostages  Nigeria: Unarmed women occupying 4 ChevronTexaco flowstations took 2 oil workers hostage in a bid to force negotiations Jan.28 Anger over Lagos blasts  Nigeria: The Nigerian president has demanded an explanation from the military. Many children and babies drowned

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Dec.4   State of emergency after violence  Ivory Coast: Bloody pre-election protests left 5 people dead and paralyzed nation's main city

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