Burundi street protests persist over president's bid for a third term

April 27, 2015 8:35 AM

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Streets protests are continuing in Burundi as anger mounts over the ruling party's decision on Saturday to nominate President Pierre Nkurunziza for a third term.

Hundreds of demonstrators erected barricades amid burning tires in different neighborhoods of Bujumbura, Burundi's capital, and some clashed with armed police. The military has now been deployed on the streets.

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