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UN Security Council envoys will press Burundi's government to agree to talks with the opposition under a new mediator when they travel to Bujumbura this week.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has won a controversial third consecutive term in office, the election commission has announced.
Burundi's embattled president has skipped key regional talks, staying at home to campaign for a controversial third term as a rebel general threatened to step up attacks.
Attackers in Burundi have set fire to a building storing election material, two days ahead of key polls and following weeks of violence over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid to stay in power.
Burundi's ruling party has boycotted the restart of UN-led talks hoped to broker peace between rival parties following weeks of violence and ahead of elections.
Burundi's opposition has slammed the election commission for steering the country towards a controversial presidential vote next month, branding it a tool of President Pierre Nkurunziza and his ruling party.
Burundi's president has endorsed a new election timetable, hours after the United Nations warned increasing violence committed by pro-government militia could push the country into a civil war.
Burundi's electoral commission has suggested that an upcoming presidential election be delayed until July 15.
A Burundi official says presidential and parliamentary elections have been postponed.
An opposition leader in Burundi says the country is not ready for parliamentary or presidential elections next month because the government is curtailing freedom.
Burundi's main opposition leader Agathon Rwasa took his seat as parliament met for the first time since legislative elections last month.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has promised to deliver 'five more years of peace' if he is re-elected, in the climax of a campaign marked by deadly street protests and an attempted coup.
East African leaders will meet in the latest bid to resolve the political crisis in Burundi, after controversial elections were internationally condemned for not being free and fair.
One of Burundi's vice presidents has fled to Belgium, saying he had been threatened after denouncing President Pierre Nkurunziza's quest for a third term in office.
Grenade attacks in Burundi amid the political tension of Nkurunziza's bid for a third term have left at least 4 dead and 41 wounded.
A group of 17 political parties have agreed to boycott elections in Burundi because they don't believe they will be free and fair, an opposition leader says.
Burundi's opposition has rejected proposals for a new election timetable after weeks of protests at President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid, saying conditions for holding fair polls were not met.
An aide to Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for 'a frank and constructive dialogue' with the opposition.
France has suspended its security co-operation with the crisis-hit central African nation of Burundi.
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