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Pre-vote Fears Drive Nearly 15,000 from Burundi

Nearly 15,000 Burundians have fled into Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo since mid-March, United Nations and Rwandan officials said on Friday, amid growing fears of violence in the run-up to a presidential election on June 26. Diplomats say tens of thousands could flee in coming weeks. Expectations that President Pierre Nkurunziza will run for a third term — a move opponents say would violate the constitution — have sparked the biggest political crisis in Burundi...

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