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Deadly protests against Burundi leader

Monday, May 4th 2015, 16:22

Three protesters are killed in renewed demonstrations in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election bid, the Red Cross says.
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VIDEO: Burundi protesters call brief 'truce'

Saturday, May 2nd 2015, 17:51

Protesters in Burundi have announced a two day 'truce' in their campaign against President Nkurunziza.
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Saturday, May 2nd 2015, 15:53

Burundi's government accuses opposition groups campaigning against President Nkurunziza's re-election bid of being linked to "terrorists".
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Burundi students flock to US embassy

Friday, May 1st 2015, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of students in Burundi have spent the night in front of the US embassy after their university was closed amid anti-government protests.
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Protest-hit Burundi blocks social media

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 14:04

Messaging services including Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter are cut off in Burundi amid protests over the president seeking a third term.
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Burundi's President Nkurunziza in profile

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 8:10

Burundi's footballing, born-again, farming president
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Burundi hit by fresh protests

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 17:40

Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.
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VIDEO: Thousands march in Burundi protests

Monday, April 27th 2015, 22:25

People in Burundi are continuing to protest over the president's plan to run for a third term.
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Burundi police battle protesters

Monday, April 27th 2015, 16:57

Police in Burundi clash with thousands of protesters angered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office.
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Deadly protests in Burundi capital

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 15:23
related places: Bujumbura

At least two people die in violent protests in Burundi after the president announces he will seek a third term.
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Burundi president seeks third term

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 14:11

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.
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Burundi clashes over third-term bid

Friday, April 17th 2015, 18:23

Police in Burundi fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters calling for the president not to run for a third term.
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VIDEO: When should Burundi's drums play?

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 16:07

The traditional drumming of Burundi is a symbol of national pride but a debate is being had about when the drums should be played.
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Landslides destroy Burundi homes

Monday, March 30th 2015, 16:51

At least 10 people are missing, feared dead, in Burundi after landslides which have destroyed hundreds of homes, officials say.
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