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Bujumbura, Burundi - In an effort to thwart violence that delayed presidential elections earlier this year, police officers guard a polling station while voters line up to cast ballots, July 21. Originally scheduled for July 15, voting day was delayed by protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek an unprecedented third term of office, raising opposition fears of an eventual government take over. As many as 167,000 have fled the country since he announced his candidacy in April, and the country has been wracked by violence, demonstrations and a failed coup attempt in a period of crisis being called the worst since the country's civil war ended in 2005. slideshow