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UN Security Council calls for police options in Burundi

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution seeking to deploy police in Burundi, where an upsurge in violence has raised fears of a

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution seeking to deploy police in Burundi, where an upsurge in violence has raised fears of a

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Burundi: Ban Ki-moon wins pledge of 'inclusive dialogue'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on a visit to Burundi has persuaded President Pierre Nkurunziza and the opposition to engage in 'inclusive dialogue' to try to end the bloodshed in the central African

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on a visit to Burundi has persuaded President Pierre Nkurunziza and the opposition to engage in 'inclusive dialogue' to try to end the bloodshed in the central African

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UN documents sexual violence from security forces in Burundi

The United Nations says security forces in the East African nation of Burundi have been gang raping women during searches of homes. Burundi has a

The United Nations says security forces in the East African nation of Burundi have been gang raping women during searches of homes. Burundi has a

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Belgian citizens leave Burundi amid upsurge in violence

People are leaving Burundi, amid an upsurge in violence there – with some touching down at Brussels airport. It comes after Belgium, Burundi’s

People are leaving Burundi, amid an upsurge in violence there – with some touching down at Brussels airport. It comes after Belgium, Burundi’s

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AU ready to deploy East African Stanby Force to Burundi

The African Union Commission could deploy the East African Standby Force to Burundi in the wake of deadly clashes recorded since April. The contingency plan was deliberated upon at the 565th African

The African Union Commission could deploy the East African Standby Force to Burundi in the wake of deadly clashes recorded since April. The contingency plan was deliberated upon at the 565th African

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Burundi: Tensions heighten as trial begins for failed coup plotters

Days after Friday's (December 11) clashes in Burundi's capital Bujumbura killing 87 people, a trial has began for the May coup plotters amid heightened tensions. Generals and senior army officers are

Days after Friday's (December 11) clashes in Burundi's capital Bujumbura killing 87 people, a trial has began for the May coup plotters amid heightened tensions. Generals and senior army officers are

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Military bases attacked in Burundi's capital Bujumbura

The sound of gunfire has been heard in the streets of Bujumbura. A military official said twelve insurgents were killed and 20 others arrested after

The sound of gunfire has been heard in the streets of Bujumbura. A military official said twelve insurgents were killed and 20 others arrested after

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Burundi announces security crackdown after months of violence

Burundi’s security minister has announced the start of a forced disarmament programme following months of violence and civil unrest. Troops are

Burundi’s security minister has announced the start of a forced disarmament programme following months of violence and civil unrest. Troops are