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Burundi Votes in Opposition-Boycotted Presidential Election

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is expected to win a third term in office as voters take part in an election Tuesday boycotted by the opposition. The election went ahead despite months of anti-government protests and appeals from the international community for the president to step aside. Critics say Nkurunziza should not be eligible to serve another term, but Burundi's constitutional court has ruled he is eligible because he was chosen by lawmakers, and not popularly elected,...

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