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Burundian Catholic Church Issues Ultimatum on Crisis

The powerful Roman Catholic Church in Burundi has given President Pierre Nkurunziza until Sunday, May 17 to postpone the June 26 election and allow independent radio and television stations to resume broadcasting or it will ask church members on the electoral commission to leave.  Burundi’s independent media said it has been severely affected by the ongoing political unrest in the country, sparked by President Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term. This comes as leaders of...

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