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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 police 'tortured' protesters

Monday, August 24th 2015, 12:15

Burundi's security forces have tortured suspected opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid, a rights group says
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Burundi leader sworn in for third term

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 10:39

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in as president for a controversial third term, despite months of protests.
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Ex-army chief shot dead in Burundi

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 14:54
related places: Bujumbura

The former head of Burundi's army has been shot dead outside his home in the capital Bujumbura.
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Burundi arrests over assassination

Monday, August 10th 2015, 8:38
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Several people are arrested in Burundi over the assassination of a powerful general as a wounded rights activist is flown to Belgium for treatment.
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Gunmen wound key Burundi activist

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 10:27

Prominent Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa is shot and seriously injured by gunmen on motorbikes, his family says.
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Burundi leader in vengeance warning

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 12:03

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza warns against vengeance and urges calm following the assassination of a senior general on Sunday
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Attackers kill Burundi leader's aide

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 11:20
related places: Bujumbura

A close aide of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is killed in an attack on his car in the capital, Bujumbura.
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Burundi rival accepts top post

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 14:37

Burundi's opposition leader Agathon Rwasa is elected as a deputy speaker of parliament, despite his criticism of recent controversial polls.
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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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