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Burundi Rebels Free MPs

Rebels in Burundi have released three members of parliament whom they abducted four weeks ago. The Forces for the Defence of Democracy (FDD), the largest Hutu rebel group in the country, had agreed last Sunday to release the MPs. The agreement came as rebels and government representatives met at a regional summit in Tanzania aimed at strengthening efforts to end a decade-old civil war. A fourth MP who had been seized with the others was released earlier this month. The politicians, who were held along with their driver, are members of the Front for Democracy in Burundi (Frodebu) – the main political party of the Hutu ethnic group in the central African country. Full Story

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