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UN considering deploying troops in violence-hit Burundi

first_imgThe United Nations and key Western nations are discussing the possibility of deploying international peacekeepers in Burundi if the violence in the East African country escalates into a full-scale ethnic conflict, diplomats have said.At least 240 people have reportedly been killed as tens of thousands have fled to neighbouring states due to the violenve that began when President Pierre Nkurunziza decided in April to run for a third term.Nkurunziza went ahead to win the disputed elections held in July.The UN on Monday warned that Burundi could be facing imminent catastrophe with violence in danger of escalating to atrocities.The UN Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on a French drafted resolution that would ask the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to report back on options for boosting the UN’s presence in Burundi.last_img read more

Haris Selimović won the first place at the Athletic Meeting in Zagreb

first_imgBiH athlete from Zenica Haris Selimović won th first place at the Athletic Meeting in Zagreb in high jump discipline by jumping 215 cm.He is the member of the athletic club ‘Zenica’ and with this result he assured himself the norm for the European U-23 Tournament, reports klix.baHe jumped 215 cm in his second try.In 2011, with the result 212 cm he set the state record in the category u-21.At the 1 May Competition in Bar BiH athletes Amel Tuka, who achieved the result of 47.19 seconds in the discipline 400 metres and Hamza Alić, shot putter who achieved the result 20.37 metres, made significant appearance and good results.(photo: facebook)last_img