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Burundi: Celebrations in streets as army officer says president sacked

There were celebrations in the streets of Bujumbura on Wednesday (13 May) after a Burundi army general said he had sacked Pierre Nkurunziza as president for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government. May 13, 2015
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Police torture in China still routine despite reforms

Six years after China took steps to crack down on torture by police, detainees continue to be beaten, hanged by their wrists and shackled to iron chairs, New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (13 May). May 13, 2015