Protests After Burundi Leader Is Nominated for a Third Term

April 26, 2015 10:17 AM

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Hundreds in Burundi are protesting against the ruling party's decision to nominate the president to run for a third term.

Burundi's police clashed early Sunday with protesters and blocked off some parts of Bujumbura, the capital. The demonstrations are in reaction to the decision Saturday of President Pierre Nkurunziza's ruling party to have him run in elections on June 26.

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