Fri 31 Oct 2014 | 7:54 EDT
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Protesters in Burkina Faso call for Compaore to step down 5:27am EDT

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday demanding that President Blaise Compaore step down, a day after the military dissolved parliament and announced a transitional government in the face of violent mass protests.  Full Article

 
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Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests 7:19am EDT 

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake.  Full Article  

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Canadian PM Harper unveils family tax breaks ahead of election Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 

VAUGHAN Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled C$26.76 billion ($23.89 billion) in family tax cuts and benefits over six years on Thursday, which will start flowing to voters over the coming year as the country gears up for an election next October.  Full Article