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Stories with place: Rwanda
  • 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.

  • Citing political pressure, 5,000 Burundians flee to Rwanda 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 6:04 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - More than 5,800 Burundian refugees have crossed into Rwanda so far this month amid fears of violence before elections later this year, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday.

  • Rwandan leader complains of rebels in neighboring Congo 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 1:16 pm

    KIGALI, Rwanda - Twenty-one years after Rwanda's genocide, the country is still threatened by the rebels who carried out the killings and who live across the border in eastern Congo, Rwandan President Paul Kagame said Tuesday.

  • UALR student group hosts walk to remember Rwanda genocide 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 3:08 am

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Rwandan Students Association is marking the 21st anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda with a commemorative walk.