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Fire in Bujumbura
Fire in Bujumbura
Burundi’s Purple Finger Problem

Burundians took to the polls on Tuesday, but did so in a climate of fear and violence.

Fire in Bujumbura
Burundi Coup Fails as Protestors Push On

Leaders of the attempted coup in Burundi were arrested this morning. Protestors, however, vow to continue their demonstrations against the country’s President.

Fire in Bujumbura
Attempted Coup Pushes Burundi into Chaos

A coup was attempted last night against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. Government forces claim to have regained control, but the situation on the ground remains opaque as fighting continued this morning.

Fire in Bujumbura
Thousands Flee a Burundi on the Brink

Burundi’s president’s bid for a third term in office has set off a political crisis that is sending the country into violence and that has already driven some 50,000 people to flee. The crisis appears to be political, but in a region with a legacy of Hutu-Tutsi violence, things could get ugly in a hurry.

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A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.

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