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By Clement Manirabarusha BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's authorities were counting votes on Tuesday, a day after holding a parliamentary election that was boycotted by the opposition and marred by sporadic gunfire and blasts. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said nearly 10,000 fled over the weekend before Monday's vote, with some trekking through the bush after Burundi closed its borders, determined to escape its worst political crisis since civil war ended in 2005. The European Union and African Union did not send observers to watch Monday's poll, saying conditions were not in place to ensure a fair vote.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):
CALAIS, France (AP) — Striking ferry workers blocked the railroad tracks leading to the Eurotunnel linking France and England, and train service across the Channel was suspended until further notice on Tuesday.