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Unrest in Burundi - 04 Jun 2015 - Sort by:
Unrest in Burundi - 04 Jun 2015
Burundi's electoral body has delayed planned local and parliamentary elections in response to an appeal from African leaders, the head of the election body said on Wednesday, after more than a month of protests against the president's bid for a third term.

President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third mandate has plunged the nation into its worst crisis since an ethnically charged civil war ended in 2005. The protesters say his move violates the constitution, which sets a two-term limit.

The almost daily protests erupted on April 26 and activists say more than 30 people have been killed...
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3 Jun. 2015
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3 Jun. 2015
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Protesters who are against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term march towards the town of Ijenda, Burundi, June 3, 2015. The United States urged east African states to send high-level representatives to Burundi to reiterate their opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term and to press for free and fair elections. State Department spokesman John Kirby said the United States opposed Nkurunziza's decision to run for another term, which was in breach of the Arusha agreement that brought an end to the country's civil war in 2005. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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3 Jun. 2015
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3 Jun. 2015
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3 Jun. 2015
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3 Jun. 2015
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30 May. 2015
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2 Jun. 2015
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29 May. 2015
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30 May. 2015
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26 May. 2015
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29 May. 2015
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26 May. 2015
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22 May. 2015
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21 May. 2015
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21 May. 2015
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17 May. 2015
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza (C) greets journalists... more
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16 May. 2015
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13 May. 2015
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15 May. 2015
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12 May. 2015
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12 May. 2015
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11 May. 2015
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9 May. 2015
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27 Apr. 2015
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27 Apr. 2015
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