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The former security of chief was shot in his car.
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The crisis has alarmed a region with a history of ethnic conflict. Burundi's civil war had pitted rebel groups of the majority
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The U.S. embassy said students camped out in a nearby construction site had fled after police entered the area on Thursday
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Burundian police have used excessive force against people protesting President Pierre Nkurunziza's election bid for a third term. Police have shot at crowds indiscriminately and severely beaten demonstrators and detainees.
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All nations that change for the better have a clear sense of purpose: they fear falling behind, or repeating the mistakes of the past. Burundi's purpose encompasses both of those and another one.
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By Clement Manirabarusha and Njuwa Maina The crisis has already prompted a failed coup and driven more than 110,000 people
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As regional leaders scrambled to contain the impasse and a potential humanitarian crisis, South Africa said next month's
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BUJUMBURA, May 16 (Reuters) - Burundi took 18 people suspected of involvement in a failed coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza
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It is heartbreaking for those of us who live, work, and invest in the region to contemplate that history may repeat itself.
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Many Tutsis say the Imbonerakure youth wing of Nkurunziza's ruling party has been armed and has been threatening Tutsis. The
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BUJUMBURA, May 12 (Reuters) - Police fired guns and teargas towards protesters throwing stones in a suburb of Burundi's capital
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Burundi is the world's fourth-poorest county and is still recovering from a brutal civil war that ended just a decade ago. The current conflict suggests that women and girls are at heightened risk not only for increased gender-based violence but for losing their hard-won educational gains and, ultimately, a pathway to a better life. It is a risk that impacts all of society.
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Protesters said the victim of the burning was a member of the Imbonerakure youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD party, which
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BUJUMBURA, May 6 (Reuters) - Burundi's president said on Wednesday that, if elected for a third term in June, it would be
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Protestors gather on a bridge in the Kanyosha neighborhood of Bujumbura, on May 4, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / PHIL MOORE) These are
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In recent weeks, more than 26,000 Burundians have fled to neighboring Congo and Rwanda, officials say, amid fears of ethnic
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Bujumbura has been rocked by six consecutive days of demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza, who on Friday warned
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"We want to tell President Nkurunziza that we are not giving up. We will continue to demonstrate until he abandons his ambition