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Stories with place: Burundi
  • Anti-government protests resume in Burundi 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 12:09 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Anti-government protesters have resumed in some neighborhoods in Burundi's capital after residents accused the police of harassment.

  • Burundi president unexpectedly sworn in 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 11:28 am

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - With little fanfare or a public announcement beforehand, Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in for a third term on Thursday in this central African country which has been plagued by political violence.

  • African Union: Burundi at risk of sliding further into chaos 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 11:45 am

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Burundi's recent violence shows the country is at risk of sliding into chaos with catastrophic results for the Central African nation and surrounding countries, the African Union's top official said Sunday.

  • Burundi: Ex-army chief killed, 2nd military leader targeted 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 1:41 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - A former army chief was killed Saturday, a Burundi official said, the second military official to be assassinated this month in violence linked to the country's political unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election to a third term.

  • UN: Burundi violence spiraling toward point of no return 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 6:26 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - A top United Nations human rights official says the situation in Burundi has not yet reached the point of no return but is spiraling in that direction.