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Mar 15, 2018
India ranks behind most of SAARC nations at 133 in UN happiness report; Finland happiest, Burundi most discontent countryFinland is the world's happiest country while troubled Burundi is the most discontent, according to a new UN report released on Wednesday.
Nov 20, 2017
Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coupsAfter 1960, where no less than 17 African nations declared independence, the continent has seen a large number of dictatorships who have depended on the military.
Aug 12, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: South Africa's Caster Semenya strides smoothly into 800m finalSouth Africa's double Olympic champion Caster Semenya progressed without problem to the final of the women's 800m after coasting to victory in the semi-final at the IAAF World Championships on Friday.
Oct 26, 2016
Gambia withdraws from International Criminal Court, accuses it of racial discriminationGambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the Hague-based tribunal of the "persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans".
Oct 21, 2016
South Africa's withdrawal from International Criminal Court could spark a domino effectSouth Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.
Apr 11, 2016
Passenger bus crash kills 18, injures 55 in BurundiA passenger bus crashed on Saturday evening, killing 18 passengers and injuring 55 others at Benga in Bujumbura Rural province
Feb 23, 2016
Ten grenade blasts leave dozen injured as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits BurundiTwo soldiers were among the injured as well as civilians after the series of explosions in outlying parts of Burundi's capital Bujumbura.
Dec 17, 2015
Burundi 'on the very cusp of civil war': UN urges international actionBurundi is rushing towards civil war and risks Rwanda-style "atrocity crimes", the United Nations human rights chief and experts warned Thursday, urging immediate international action to ward off catastrophe.
Dec 12, 2015
Deadly attacks in Burundi leave 21 people deadSome 21 people were found shot dead in a neighborhood of Burundi's capital Saturday, a day after the government said an unidentified group carried out coordinated attacks on three military installations elsewhere.
Jul 20, 2015
Anticipating unfair elections, opposition candidates withdraw from Burundi presidential racehree candidates, including two former presidents, announced their withdrawal from Burundi's upcoming presidential race, predicting the contest in this restive African nation will not be free and fair.