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Burundi opposition attends parliament opening after disputed poll
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Burundi opposition attends parliament opening after disputed poll

Burundi's parliament sat for the first time on Monday after President Pierre Nkurunziza won a disputed election last week, with…
Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote
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Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote

A policeman and an opposition member died in clashes marring the start of Burundi's presidential elections, already hit by opposition…
Six killed in Burundi gun battle
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Six killed in Burundi gun battle

Six people including one police officer were killed in gun battles in the Burundian capital Wednesday, police said. The violence, in…
Burundi says it arrests leader of failed coup
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Burundi says it arrests leader of failed coup

Burundian forces arrested the leader of a failed coup on Friday, President Pierre Nkurunziza's spokesman said, but anti-Nkurunziza protesters said…
Burundi army officer says sacks president, crowds celebrate
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Burundi army officer says sacks president, crowds celebrate

A Burundi army general said on Wednesday he had sacked Pierre Nkurunziza as president for seeking an unconstitutional third term…
Burundi protesters call for a two-day pause in demonstrations
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Burundi protesters call for a two-day pause in demonstrations

Burundi protest organizers on Saturday called for a two-day halt to demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's move to seek a…
Hundreds rally against president in Burundi, police fire in air
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Hundreds rally against president in Burundi, police fire in air

Police fired tear gas and shot in the air to disperse hundreds of people protesting in the outskirts of Burundi's…
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