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US Diplomat in Burundi Amid Anti-president Protests

A senior U.S. diplomat arrived in Burundi on Wednesday to try to help halt escalating unrest and defuse the country's biggest crisis in years, set off by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term. Police in the east African nation have clashed for four days with protesters who say Nkurunziza's plan to run again in the June 26 election violates the constitution and threatens a peace deal that ended the ethnically-fueled civil conflict. Before arriving, Tom...

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