Pre-Election Clashes Kill 1 in Guinea, Injure 51

At least one person has been killed and more than 50 others injured during campaign clashes in the West African nation of Guinea.

The government says a police trainee was shot dead Monday and two others were injured while clearing roadblocks in the capital, Conakry.  In addition, 49 people sustained minor injuries during clashes between supporters of rival political parties.

In a statement Monday, the government called on political parties to get their supporters to exercise restraint …