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Burundi Police Gas Protesters Opposing Third Term for President

Burundian police fired tear gas and water cannon Friday at hundreds of protesters opposed to the president running for a third term, a Reuters witness said, a further sign of tension in a nation that emerged from civil war a decade ago. Supporters have urged President Pierre Nkurunziza to run again in June's election, although he has not commented on his intentions. Opponents say such a move would violate the constitution, and even some ruling party officials have asked him not to...

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