Legislation will withstand any legal challenge, an official said.
Eighteen men arrested by soldiers found dead hours later.
President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year, following a day of violent protests.
President Michael Sata was being treated in the U.K. for an undisclosed illness.
Athlete sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend.
Gunfire, explosions heard in capital amid tension between militias.
Seeks help to fight Islamist militants in the north of the country.
Kenya's president faces charges concerning his role in violence that followed the 2007 elections.
The Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the health agency says.
Second major attack in two days occurred near border with Chad.
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