February 23, 2016 9:23 pm
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday said Burundi's president has promised to release 2,000 people detained during months of violent unrest.
December 13, 2015 12:16 pm
Blasts and gunfire echoed around Bujumbura for most of Friday and residents said officials spent the day collecting bullet-riddled bodies from city streets.
December 12, 2015 4:55 pm
An eyewitness told The Associated Press he counted 21 bodies with bullet wounds in their heads in Bujumbura's Nyakabiga neighborhood after Friday's violence.
July 25, 2015 8:26 am
Nkurunziza won 69 percent of the vote while his closest rival, Agathon Rwasa, got 19 percent, said electoral chief Pierre-Claver Ndayicariye.
June 29, 2015 2:45 pm
Witnesses reported police crackdown and gunfire in areas belied to host anti-government protesters on Saturday.
May 07, 2015 9:02 pm
Protesters on the streets of the capital say the 51-year-old's bid for a third five-year term in office is tearing apart the nation.
May 06, 2015 7:11 pm
In Kinondo area of Bujumbura, police fired shots into the air to disperse demonstrators who had been staging a sit in.
May 04, 2015 9:35 pm
Last week at least six people were killed in violent confrontations with the police
May 02, 2015 1:46 pm
Nkurunziza decision to run is seen as a violation of the agreements that ended the civil wall in the country.
January 04, 2015 3:40 pm
An army official said the attack by the unidentified group had been defeated after five days of fighting.
February 23, 2016 6:40 pm