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China to build railway linking East Africa
Leaders agree $3.8bn project to link Kenya's port of Mombasa to neighbouring Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
Last updated: 12 May 2014 09:01 GMT
Burundi leader defends opposition suspension
President Pierre Nkurunziza tells Al Jazeera that Movement for Solidarity and Development have "disturbed security".
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 20:56 GMT
Scores killed by flooding in Burundi capital
Police in Bujumbura say death toll is highest in living memory from freak weather after 10-hour rainfall.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 14:42 GMT
The dramatic return of Burundi's Rwasa
Former rebel leader reappears after years in hiding, announcing plans to run in 2015 elections.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 12:08 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
Burundi bar attack leaves many dead
At least 36 dead after unknown gunmen raid bar near capital, Bujumbura, raising fears of fresh civil war.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2011 09:09 GMT
AU troops killed in Somalia clashes
Fighting between peacekeepers and al-Shabab leaves 53 soldiers dead and scores wounded, the vast majority from Burundi.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2011 18:24 GMT
Bodies found in Burundi river
Authorities blame armed bandits for spate of killings but locals say a civil war is resuming.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2010 13:44 GMT
Burundi's lethal leftover weapons
Weapons used during civil war that ended in 2008 are now being employed to settle personal scores.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2010 14:39 GMT
Burundi opposition leader in hiding
Agathon Rwasa, a former rebel leader, said he had been threatened by the government.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2010 14:43 GMT
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