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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
Burundi's one-man presidential race
Incumbent president sole candidate in poll marred by opposition boycott and violence.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2010 20:45 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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