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Burundi national radio, TV broadcasts suspended after coup attempt
Bujumbura, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Burundi national public broadcasting RTNB television and radio station were apparently shut down on Thursday after violent clashes erupted around its headquarters between supporters of President Pierre Nkurunziza and the military forces backing the coup attempt declared on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:38:03 PM

Burundian radio stations attacked, 15 stranded inside
Bujumbura, May 14 (IANS) Several Burundian private radio stations were attacked on Thursday by unidentified people following a military coup attempt against President Pierre Nkurunziza on Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:30:04 PM

Burundian private radio stations attacked after coup attempt
Bujumbura, May 14 (IANS) Several Burundian private radio stations were attacked on Thursday by unidentified people following a military coup attempt against President Pierre Nkurunziza on Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:16:19 PM

Fighting intensifies between Burundi troops, rebel soldiers
Bujumbura, May 14 (IANS) Fighting intensified on Thursday between Burundi's government troops and rebel soldiers as the two sides continued to exchange fire in a bid to seize the capital Bujumbura, authorities said.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:14:03 PM

Two Al Shabaab militants executed in Somalia
Mogadishu, May 13 (IANS) Two convicted members of militant group Al Shabaab were executed by a firing squad in Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:22:17 PM

Burundi presidency says attempted coup 'failed'
Bujumbura, May 13 (IANS) African nation Burundi's presidency issued a statement on its Twitter account on Wednesday, saying a coup attempt has "failed."

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 8:08:04 PM

Kenya lifts travel suspension of Ebola-free Liberia
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government lifted the suspension of travellers from Liberia with immediate effect after the UN health agency declared the West African nation free from the Ebola virus.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:16:04 AM

10 killed in Kenya mosque collapse
Nairobi, May 12 (IANS) At least 10 people died after a mosque in a Nairobi slum collapsed due to heavy rains, emergency services said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:20:03 PM

Kiplangat targets Farah in Doha
Nairobi, May 12 (IANS) World 5,000 metre bronze medallist Isaiah Kiplangat aims to dethrone Britain's double Olympic Champion Mo Farah in the Doha Diamond League.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:04:04 PM

Dozens killed as violent tribal clashes erupt in Sudan
Khartoum, May 12 (IANS) Dozens were killed and many injured when violent clashes erupted between the Rezeigat and Ma'alia tribes in Sudan's East Darfur state, according to tribal leaders and eyewitnesses.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 1:40:03 AM

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