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Burundi President's Rival Escapes From Jail

A prominent political rival of Burundi's president has escaped from prison where he was serving 13 years on charges of endangering state security, the justice ministry said on Tuesday. Hussein Radjabu fled with six others including three police officers who were guarding the jail, justice ministry spokesman Eliason Bigirimana said. The reported escape comes as political tensions mount before a run for a third term, while opponents say he can only serve two. Former rebel leader...

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