The group urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza.
Protesters say they have had enough of President Blaise Compaoré and want to stall an attempt by government to have him re-elected next year.
Zambia's vice-president will lead the country after the death of Michael Sata until presidential elections are held, in line with the Constitution.
Omar al-Bashir has been named as a possible candidate for the presidential elections despite doubts he would stand again.
Morocco could withdraw from hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, but South Africa will not take the baton, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.
Officials are awaiting news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram.
The 49-year-old Grace Mugabe, who is vying to become husband Robert Mugabe's successor, has threatened to expel the vice-president from the party.
Two women had their throats slit and were hacked on suspicion of being witches, a week after seven people were burned to death on the same suspicion.
Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo claimed victory in the election, rejecting official tallies that show the Frelimo party on path for victory.
The incumbent Madagascan president has said former leader Marc Ravalomanana was not arrested on his return from exile but was "taken to safety".