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Thursday Aug 14 | Xinhuanet

Burundi's president leaves for China visit

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Thursday left for China in a six-day working visit where he is expected to meet Chinese authorities, the Burundian President's office said in a press release.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

GantDaily.com

Burundi flood victims need more help

"These people who haven't been resettled and even those who have gone back to their homes are in need of proper shelter, food and blankets," Methode Niyungeko, coordinator of the Platform for the Prevention of Risks, a local NGO, told IRIN.

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IRIN

Burundi flood victims need more help

BUJUMBURA, 6 August 2014 - Thousands of people displaced by floods and a mudslide in the Burundian capital Bujumbura and surrounding areas in February 2014 need more help to reconstruct their homes and livelihoods, aid workers say.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

State Department

Remarks With Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. It's my great pleasure to welcome President Nkurunziza of Burundi, and I'm delighted to be able to have a chance to share some thoughts with him today.

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Reuters

Burundi MPs pass budget bill with proposed new taxes despite opposition

BUJUMBURA, July 31 - Burundi's national assembly has passed a revised budget bill proposing new taxes on essential items despite resistance from a Tutsi-led faction in the government and Hutu opposition legislators, who say it will worsen living conditions.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Counterpunch

The CIA Does Las Vegas

One evening over drinks in Ethiopia, during his tour as a CIA officer back in the 1960s, John Stockwell expressed reservations about covert operations to a senior fellow officer named Larry Devlin.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Monitor

Nakumatt eyes entry into Juba, Burundi

Nakumatt Supermarket is targeting entry into South Sudan and Burundi, making it potentially Kenya's first big retail chain to open shop in the two countries.

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Reuters

Burundi MPs pass budget bill with proposed new taxes despite opposition

Burundi's national assembly has passed a revised budget bill proposing new taxes on essential items despite resistance from a Tutsi-led faction in the government and Hutu opposition legislators, who say it will worsen living conditions.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fox News

Burundi on edge as violent youth group is accused of murder; the opposition is said to suffer

The group stoking fear among many Burundians includes stick-wielding men who sing patriotic tunes as they march through villages.

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ABC News

Burundi on Edge Amid Rise of Violent Youth Group

The group stoking fear among many Burundians includes stick-wielding men who sing patriotic tunes as they march through villages.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Burundi on edge amid rise of violent youth group

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing... The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Samantha Power And The Age Of Genocide; Rwanda 1994 vs Gaza 2014

In her acclaimed book "A Problem From Hell; America and the Age of Genocide" , Samantha Power, current American Ambassador to the United Nations, sharply criticized the United States deliberate inaction and its failure to prevent a genocide in Rwanda where up to one million lives were lost.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Burundi Engages Diaspora in Development

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - IOM is supporting the Government of Burundi in its efforts to increasingly engage with the Burundian diaspora in national development.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Why jogging or going to church can get you arrested

Ishaka Jogging Club on a typical Saturday jog on the Boulevard du 28 Novembre, Bujumbura, Burundi, August 2010.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Xinhuanet

Central Africa region prone to wild poliovirus: WHO official

Central African region remains prone to wild poliovirus type 1, resident representative of World Health Organization in Burundi Babacar Drame said on Monday.

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