- 2 dead in grenade explosion in Burundi market Updated: May-22-15 9:10 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Grenades thrown into a market in the capital Bujumbura killed two people on Friday, Burundi's state broadcaster said.
- Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees, UN calls for help Updated: May-22-15 1:27 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. Refugee Agency said Friday.
- WHO: Cholera kills 30 Burundi refugees in Tanzanian camp Updated: May-21-15 9:40 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - A cholera outbreak has killed at least 30 people in a Tanzanian refugee camp for Burundians, a World Health Organization official said Thursday, underscoring the dire circumstances of masses of people who are fleeing political unrest.
- 1 dead in Burundi unrest; leader delays parliamentary vote Updated: May-20-15 5:14 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi police fired live bullets, tear gas and tossed a grenade Wednesday to disperse hundreds of protesters angry over the president's bid for a third term in office. One soldier died while trying to stop the police barrage, a captain said.
- Pope urges sense of responsibility to prevail in Burundi Updated: May-17-15 6:20 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has called for a sense of responsibility to prevail in Burundi following an attempted coup.
- UN chief urgently calls for calm and restraint in Burundi Updated: May-13-15 1:30 pm
- Top pictures from Europe and Africa Updated: May-12-15 10:07 am
LONDON - The 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II was celebrated across Europe last week with events that included a march in St. Petersburg and a military victory parade in Moscow's Red Square.
- Burundi president registers as candidate despite protests Updated: May-08-15 3:25 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's leader registered Friday as a presidential candidate with the country's electoral commission, despite nearly two weeks of deadly street protests in the capital opposing his bid to seek a third term.
- A man narrowly escapes Burundi mob with help of the army Updated: May-07-15 1:29 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Violence hit Burundi's capital again on Thursday and one man in particular narrowly escaped being killed by a mob, and he had to dive into a sewer to survive.
- Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces Updated: May-04-15 11:55 am
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - At least three people have been killed in Burundi on Monday in violent clashes with the security forces, said the Red Cross, as street demonstrations persist over the president's third term bid.
- Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount Updated: Apr-24-15 12:52 pm
GASHORA, Rwanda - More than 10,000 people from the East African nation of Burundi have crossed into neighboring Rwanda amid threats of violence ahead of elections, with many arriving here saying they have been intimidated by thugs who support President Pierre Nkurunziza who may seek a third term.