FLASHES

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Geneva/ The top UN hu­man rights fo­rum agreed on Fri­day to set up a com­mis­sion of in­quiry to iden­tify per­pe­tra­tors of killings and tor­ture in Bu­rundi and en­sure that they are brought to jus­tice. Gulu/ The killing of Al­fred Olango by two po­lice of­fi­cers in the US last week pro­voked shock and anger in the Ugan­dan town he left more than two decades ago to es­cape poverty and con­flict. Paris/ The French church where an el­derly priest was mur­dered by Is­lamist ex­trem­ists is due to re-open for the first time since the at­tack on July 26. Kin­shasa/ The pres­i­dent of Demo­cratic Repub­lic of Congo’s elec­toral com­mis­sion said he ex­pects the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, orig­i­nally sched­uled for this Novem­ber, to be de­layed un­til De­cem­ber 2018. This could stoke ten­sion af­ter 50 peo­ple died last week in clashes over Pres­i­dent Joseph Ka­bila bid to cling to power.

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