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  • Burundi's crisis deepens as assassinated opposition leader is buried

    Just over a week after a failed coup, the crisis in Burundi deteriorated sharply with escalating violence and the weekend assassination of an opposition leader.
  • UN: Yemen crisis could open jihadist path through Somalia

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned in a new report that the crisis in Yemen could open a corridor for jihadist movements through Somalia, which is located just across the Gulf of Aden. Ban said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Monday...

    Burundi president makes first appearance since failed coup

    Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza made his first appearance in the capital since an attempted coup against his government last week. Nkurunziza made a brief statement to journalists in the foyer of his heavily guarded presidential offices in...

    Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

    Gunfire and explosions rang out Thursday as military forces backing an attempted coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza battled troops loyal to him over key sites in Burundi's capital, while his office reported he had returned to the country. Weeks...

    Burundi's president takes to Facebook to declare coup 'fanciful'

    Burundi's president takes to Facebook to declare coup 'fanciful'
    The president's office in Burundi took to Twitter after an attempted military coup Wednesday, first to deny there had been an attempted takeover and then to announce there had been one but it failed. After a top general announced on the radio that...