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Burundi: Ruling Party Wins Election, Opposition Cries Foul

June 1, 2010, 2:33 a.m.


Burundi's ruling party has won this week's local elections with 60 per cent of the vote, official results say. Opposition parties, however, have demanded a re-run and say widespread vote-rigging took place in the polls, which are seen as a rehearsal for presidential elections in June.

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