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US Threatens Sanctions on Burundian Spoilers

The United States threatened Friday to impose sanctions on individuals in Burundi who are fueling election-related violence. Following the third meeting in the past month on the escalating violence in Burundi, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said the government of Burundi has a window of opportunity to bring the violence to a halt, telling reporters that the international community is urging President Pierre Nkurunziza to put his people ahead of his personal desire to seek...

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