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Hong Kong (AFP) - 09:47 GMT - Sniffer dogs - China's state news agency Xinhua is reporting that a 62-member Chinese search and rescue team with sniffer dogs is on the ground in Kathmandu. 09:25 GMT - Crowded hospitals - Oxfam Australia chief executive Helen Szoke tells AFP of overstretched hospitals, with medics treating patients in hastily erected tents, and staff forced to flee from buildings for fear of further collapses after the aftershocks. "After last year's avalanche, I never worried about coming back -- I told my family I work at base camp and it's safe, not like the icefall.
By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Police in the Burundian capital used water cannon and tear gas on Sunday to disperse protesters demonstrating against President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term, witnesses said, after the government banned protests for or against the move. Witnesses at the protests said at least one police officer and a protester were injured. Burundi's ruling CNDD-FDD party nominated Nkurunziza as its presidential candidate on Saturday, prompting hundreds of civil society groups to decry the move as a "coup" against the constitution, which limits leaders to two terms in office. "We deplore the way police acted with violence against a peaceful demonstration," said Janvier Bigirimana, a civil society activist.