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All Belgians urged to leave Burundi

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 18:52
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Burundi's ruling party says all citizens of its former colonial power, Belgium, should leave the country in a further sign of worsening tensions.
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Belgium and EU act over Burundi crisis

Saturday, November 14th 2015, 4:20
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium advises its citizens to leave Burundi, while the EU says it is cutting staff levels in the African country because of the "rising risk of violence".
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UN 'less prepared' for Burundi violence

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 19:12
related countries: France France

The United Nations says it is less equipped to help with escalating violence in Burundi than it was for the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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Rwanda leader condemns Burundi violence

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 20:36
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame condemned the upsurge in violence in the neighbouring Burundi ahead of a promised government crackdown.
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Scores flee in Burundi before crackdown

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 22:30

People in Burundi are leaving their homes in large numbers ahead of a promised government crackdown.
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UN condemns Burundi violence 'rhetoric'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 21:00

UN Secretary-General condemns language "aimed at inciting violence" in Burundi, as political killings continue.
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Burundians flee after deadly fighting

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 12:34
related places: Bujumbura

Two districts in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, are temporarily sealed off after an outburst of fighting, part of a cycle of violence, killed four people.
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Burundi's tit-for-tat killings spread fear

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 0:04

The dumped bodies spreading fear in Burundi
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VIDEO: Dead bodies and beatings in Burundi

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 23:12

Alistair Leithead reports from Burundi, which the UN warns is at risk of returning to civil war.
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Burundi police kill cameraman's family

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 12:03

A Burundi state TV cameraman and his family are shot dead at home by the police, who say they were looking for three colleagues who had been kidnapped.
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Burundi expels Rwandan envoy

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 16:53
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Burundi expels a Rwandan diplomat, whom it accuses of destabilising the country, a Burundian official tells the BBC Great Lakes service.
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Burundi officials face EU sanctions

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 16:55

The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force against protestors, along with a coup plotter.
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Rwanda 'training' Burundi rebels

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 15:29
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Burundi accuses neighbouring Rwanda of training rebels seeking to destabilise the country, and harbouring a failed coup leader.
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Burundi army chief targeted in shooting

Friday, September 11th 2015, 13:00
related places: Bujumbura

Burundi's army chief of staff General Prime Niyongabo survives an assassination attempt on a busy road in the capital, Bujumbura.
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