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US Cancels Assistance to Burundi Over Flawed Election

The United States says it is suspending some security assistance programs to Burundi because of abuses committed by police during political protests and the government's decision to proceed with what the U.S. says were "flawed" parliamentary elections. The State Department said late Thursday that Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office "has resulted in dozens of deaths, the exodus of over 144,000 Burundians to neighboring...

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