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Explosions, Gunfire Precede Burundi Presidential Polls

Explosions and gunfire could be heard Monday in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, on the eve of a divisive presidential election. The attacks come against the backdrop of simmering tensions over incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza's quest for a third consecutive five-year term. Burundi's opposition has called for a boycott of Tuesday's election, which is going ahead despite months of violent anti-government protests and appeals from the international community for the...

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