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Protesters gather again in Burkina Faso, where president vows to lead a transition until vote

  • Protestors on the rampage near the  parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest  against their longtime president Blaise Compaore  who seeks another term in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Protesters stormed Burkina Faso’s parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president’s rule during his 27 years in power.(AP Photo/Theo Renaut)

    Protestors on the rampage near the parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest against their longtime president Blaise Compaore who seeks another term in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Protesters stormed Burkina Faso’s parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president’s rule during his 27 years in power.(AP Photo/Theo Renaut)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, a car burns after being set alight by protesters outside the parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest against their longtime President Blaise Compaore who seeks another term, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Protesters stormed Burkina Faso’s parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president’s rule during his 27 years in power. (AP Photo/Theo Renaut)

    In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, a car burns after being set alight by protesters outside the parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest against their longtime President Blaise Compaore who seeks another term, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Protesters stormed Burkina Faso’s parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president’s rule during his 27 years in power. (AP Photo/Theo Renaut)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - This is a Tuesday, Sept, 18, 2012  file photo of Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore speaks to the media after a meeting with France's President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris.  President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday Oct. 31, 2014 after 27 years in power and said elections would be held in 90 days following a wave of protests against his rule.  The announcement, read out on television, was a sharp about-face from the day before, when protesters stormed the parliament but Compaore vowed to hold power through next year. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

    FILE - This is a Tuesday, Sept, 18, 2012 file photo of Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore speaks to the media after a meeting with France's President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris. President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday Oct. 31, 2014 after 27 years in power and said elections would be held in 90 days following a wave of protests against his rule. The announcement, read out on television, was a sharp about-face from the day before, when protesters stormed the parliament but Compaore vowed to hold power through next year. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)  (The Associated Press)

Anti-government protesters gathered again Friday morning in Burkina Faso's capital.

The crowds used violent demonstrations Thursday to prevent the parliament from voting to allow President Blaise Compaore, in power for 27 years, to seek another term in office.

In response to the protests, Compaore vowed to form a transitional government with the opposition until elections next year and then relinquish power.

Compaore's plan may not satisfy the opposition.

It was not immediately clear Friday if the protesters would press for any new demands. On Thursday they sacked and burned the parliament, attacked Cabinet ministers' houses and looted around the country.

In response to the chaos, the military dissolved parliament and promised an interim government would be named. Compaore later declared he would remain in charge during that transition.