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Burundian youth take to the streets as they demonstrate in Bujumbura. Protesters went to the streets in demonstrations against the President Pierre Nkurunziza of the ruling CNDD-FDD party’s bid to cling to power for a third term, witnesses said. At least seven people have died and 66 others been wounded in nearly a week of clashes between police and protestors.

Canadian professional basketball player of Indian origin, Sim Bhullar shows his court skills to Indian youth during an interaction in Mumbai. Bhullar is the first player of Indian origin to play in a team of the US National Basketball Association (NBA).

Nepalese youth volunteers collect belongings from a damaged house at Swayambhunath stupa in Kathmandu. Nepal has ruled out the possibility of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from a massive earthquake that killed more than 6,700 people and devastated vast swathes of one of Asia’s poorest countries.

A young man holds a sign that reads ‘Black youth are not thugs’ as people participate in a dance party on North Ave, a day after Baltimore authorities released a report on the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Maryland. Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City state’s attorney, ruled the death of Freddie Gray a homicide and that criminal charges would be filed against six Baltimore City Police officers. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife on April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore’s west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.

AFP

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