Call for Burundi Calm

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Burundian police fired tear gas and water cannons on Friday at hundreds of protesters opposed to the president running for a third term while the UN Security Council warned the violence threatened to disrupt June elections. On Friday, the UN Security Council 15-member council called on the government and the opposition to refrain from acts of violence and intimidation ahead of the May parliamentary vote and the presidential polls that will follow, FRANCE 24 reported.