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US worried over 'Rwanda's Burundi role'

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 23:11
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States

The US raises concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi.
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Four killed in Burundi grenade attack

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 16:19
related places: Bujumbura

Four people, including a boy, are killed in Burundi in a grenade attack on a bar in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.
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Rwanda denies training Burundi rebels

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 16:44
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda dismisses allegations in a leaked UN report that it is providing military training to Burundians who want to overthrow President Pierre Nkurunziza.
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AU abandons Burundi peacekeeper plan

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 16:54

The African Union has abandoned its plan to send 5,000 peacekeepers to help restore stability to troubled Burundi, saying it will encourage dialogue instead.
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'Mass graves' detected in Burundi

Friday, January 29th 2016, 15:44

A rights group says it has found possible mass graves in Burundi's capital, where security forces are accused of killing scores of people in December.
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Burundi troops 'gang-raped women'

Friday, January 15th 2016, 17:56

The UN says it has evidence Burundi's security forces gang-raped women, as the country's Supreme Court sentences four coup plotters to life in prison.
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VIDEO: Many Burundi victims 'were unarmed'

Friday, January 8th 2016, 19:40

Hundreds have died in Burundi since the president announced he would be running for a third term last year.
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Burundi threatens AU peacekeepers

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 12:00

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza threatens to fight African Union peacekeepers if they are deployed to the country.
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Burundi accused of violent repression

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015, 0:23
related places: Bujumbura

The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression in Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International says.
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AU agrees Burundi peacekeeping mission

Friday, December 18th 2015, 12:58

The African Union announces a plan to send 5,000 peacekeepers to protect civilians in Burundi, even without the government's consent.
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Africa 'won't allow Burundi genocide'

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 13:45

The African Union, discussing the situation in Burundi, says it will "not allow another genocide to take place on its soil" as concerns grow over the violence there.
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Burundi 'coup plotters' go on trial

Monday, December 14th 2015, 12:37

The trial begins in Burundi for 28 people accused over May's failed attempt to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza.
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US tells its citizens to leave Burundi

Sunday, December 13th 2015, 15:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

The US state department warns US citizens not to travel to Burundi as political violence continues, with 87 people killed on Friday.
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VIDEO: Dozens of bodies on Burundi's streets

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 22:36

Eighty-seven people were killed in violence that broke out after three military sites were attacked in Burundi on Friday, the army says.
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