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Islamist threat keeps 300,000 voters from Burkina polls

OUAGADOUGOU (AFP) – Hundreds of thousands of voters in Burkina Faso were unable to cast ballots in Sunday’s (Nov 22) general election due to security threats, officials said, as the West African nation grapples with a growing Islamist insurgency. An undisclosed number of troops were deployed for the presidential and parliamentary polls, which are widely […]