Burundi talks resume without opposition

Hundreds have been killed and a quarter of a million people have fled Burundi in the unrest sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third termPeace talks aimed at solving Burundi’s year-long crisis resumed on Saturday in Tanzania, but with the opposition barred from the meeting, there was little hope it would help strike a deal. The talks in the northern town of Arusha brought together Burundian government officials, diplomats and civil society representatives. The Burundian government refuses to sit with key opponents whom it accuses of involvement in a failed May 2015 coup and of months of violence including grenade and rocket attacks.

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