Heavy gunfire and tear gas were fired as police clashed with protesters who were throwing stones in a suburb of Burundi’s capital on Tuesday during a demonstration against the president’s bid for a third term.

Police fired the shots during clashes in Butarere district, where hundreds of protesters had gathered.

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The Pope and the circus

On Wednesday Pope Francis was treated to a brief performance by the Rony Rollers Circus troupe in Saint Peter’s Square at the end of his weekly audience.