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Ex-Burundi Leader Rejects Warrant for His Arrest as Tactic

Pierre Buyoya, Burundi's former president, on Sunday dismissed as politically motivated an arrest warrant issued against him for his alleged participation in the assassination of his country's first democratically elected leader. On Friday, Burundi's attorney general issued 17 international arrest warrants for Buyoya and former senior military and civilian officials suspected of involvement in the assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye in 1993. Buyoya, a highly respected...

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