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News: Burundi

We have started to collect the most important news related to Burundi in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Burundi leader wins third term

Friday, July 24th 2015, 17:38

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza wins a controversial third term, taking nearly 70% of the vote, provisional results from the country's electoral commission say.
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Burundi counting after tense poll

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 6:20

Votes are being counted in Burundi, where there is tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.
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VIDEO: Burundi president votes amid tension

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 18:50

Voting is under way in a controversial presidential election in Burundi amid widespread tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.
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Burundi voting ends amid tension

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 16:15

The polls close in Burundi amid widespread tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.
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VIDEO: Tension mounts ahead of Burundi elections

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 4:57
related places: Bujumbura

Gunfire and explosions have been heard in several parts of the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, hours before the start of a controversial presidential election.
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Q&A: Burundi's fraught presidential poll

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 0:03

Why Burundi leader's bid for re-election spells trouble
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'Grenade targets' Burundi election

Monday, June 29th 2015, 16:51

Grenade targets polling station during Burundi parliamentary elections boycotted by opposition over President Pierre Nkurunziza's plan to seek a third term.
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Burundi vice-president flees country

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 16:41

Burundi's Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri leaves the country, saying he cannot support the third-term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
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Deadly grenade attacks in Burundi

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 12:18

Four people are killed and 30 wounded in a wave of grenade attacks overnight in Burundi, police say, a week before parliamentary elections.
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Burundi grenade attacks hurt police

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 15:05
related places: Bujumbura

Security officials say 11 policemen were injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital Bujumbura amid continuing political unrest.
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Burundi opposition to boycott poll

Friday, June 12th 2015, 10:52

A group of 17 political parties in Burundi agrees to boycott next month's elections, saying they will not be free and fair.
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UN Burundi mediator steps down

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 10:51

UN envoy Said Djinnit steps down as mediator in the Burundi crisis - a demand of those opposed to the president's third-term bid.
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