Burundian military and police frisk suspects after they recovered a cache of ammunitions recovered from combatants near Lake Tanganyika in the capital Bujumbura, Dec. 9, 2015. REUTERS/Jean Pierre Aime Harerimana
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Burundi police said Friday they had arrested two respected foreign journalists working in the capital, as they reported on gunmen opposed to the government in the troubled central African country.French journalist Jean-Philippe Remy, Africa bureau chief for French daily Le Monde, and British photojournalist Phil Moore, were arrested Thursday afternoon.Presidential press chief Willy Nyamitwe said he had been due to meet Remy Thursday afternoon, confirming the two journalists were among 17 arrested by police.
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