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Burundi Seeks Praise, Not Condemnation, For Holding Election

Burundi’s government thanked voters who participated in Tuesday’s presidential election, calling the vote vote peaceful, free and fair despite pre-election violence, an opposition boycott and international condemnation. The United States Tuesday said the election could not be considered credible because the process was tainted by government harassment of the opposition and civil society members, the closing down of media outlets and intimidation of voters.   A U.S. spokesman...

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