Slavutych (Ukraine) (AFP) - Ukrainians on Sunday marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, laying wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed.

Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - Kazakhstan's incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won re-election with 97.5 percent of the vote in Sunday's ballot, according to an exit poll, as the country's election commission claimed a record 95.11 percent turnout.

Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Two demonstrators were shot dead in clashes with police in Burundi's capital on Sunday, witnesses said, as protests escalated over the president's bid for a controversial third term.

Interest in Anzac Day was at record levels for the 100th anniversary but the Gallipoli dawn service is expected to be almost as busy in 2016.


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