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Burundi President Calls for Peaceful Election

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has told the nation that upcoming elections will take place in peace, and insisted that recent unrest in the capital, Bujumbura, is not representative of the rest of the country — even as the protests continued. Nkurunziza spoke on state television late Wednesday as he announced that the upcoming parliamentary elections will be delayed by a week, to June 5, because of recent political violence. Opponents of the president tried to stage a...

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