BUJUMBURA — Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza was reelected for a third term with 69.41 percent of vote, the country’s electoral commission announced Friday. (Burundi-Election)
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NEW DELHI — An Indian government minister said Friday that air pollution is killing around 80 people in capital New Delhi every day.
Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in a report to parliament that polluted air, particularly the respirable particulate matter, is one of the several factors responsible for morbidity and premature deaths in the city. (India-Air Pollution)
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GENEVA — World Trade Organization (WTO) members representing major exporters of information technology products agreed on Friday to eliminate tariffs on more than 200 such products, according to WTO’s press release. (WTO-ITA)
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TOKYO — Thousands of protestors rallied Friday night in downtown Tokyo in a campaign of “Say no to the Abe government,” targeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ” runaway” policy.
The protestors gathered at the Hibiya Park, Diet building and the prime minister’s official residence, shouting “Abe step down,” “definitely oppose war” and “protect constitution.” (Japan-Rally-Abe)
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ATHENS — A 5-magnitude earthquake jolted on Friday the Dodecanese islands in eastern Aegean Sea, according to the Athens Geodynamic Institute.
No injuries or major material damage have been reported. (Greece-Quake)Enditem


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