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Burundi's ex-president: 'I'm not ready for exile'.

Former Burundian President Domitien Ndayizeye has said that he was threatened by the coordinator of the ruling party youth wing, the Imbonerakure, but has vowed not to flee the country.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | Burundi's exiles call world's attention to deadly crisis.

Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back home

- News24.com - ZA

International action needed over Burundi now.

Burundi may not be generating headlines these days but the crisis endures and mediation is needed now more than ever

- UN - INT

Burundi's exiles call world's attention to deadly crisis.

Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back home.

- FOX News - US

Teachers: Burundian Teens' Parents Not Worried About Their Disappearance in US.

Instructors of the six Burundian teens who disappeared last week in Washington say the kids' parents do not seem concerned about their disappearance, and likely knew the teens would not come back to Burundi. The parents have not made any public statements about the students, who apparently ran away on July 18 while in the ...

- Voice of America - US

Missing Burundi teens on robotics team have been found, police say.

Police say two Burundian teens who disappeared from an international robotics competition in Washington have been found safe.

- FOX News - US

Two members of missing Burundi robotics team found, U.S. police say.

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON - Two members of a teenage robotics team from Burundi who went missing after a competition in Washington last week have been located and are safe, the city's Metropolitan Police Department said on Tuesday. The teens, Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were spotted last week crossing the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Two members of missing Burundi robotics team found, U.S. police say.

Two members of a teenage robotics team from Burundi who went missing after a competition in Washington last week have been located and are safe, the city's Metropolitan Police Department said on Tuesday. The teens, Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were spotted last week crossing the border into Canada. The ...

- Yahoo! News - US

News24.com | Burundi school director: 6 teens likely seeking better life.

The director of a school in Burundi says teenagers who disappeared after an international robotics competition in Washington probably left the east African nation because life is hard there and everyone wants more in life.

- News24.com - ZA

Burundian Teens' Parents Not Worried About Their Disappearance in US: Teachers.

Instructors of the six Burundian teens who disappeared last week in Washington say the kids' parents do not seem concerned about their disappearance, and likely knew the teens would not come back to Burundi. The parents have not made any public statements about the students, who apparently ran away on July 18 while in the ...

- Voice of America - US

Burundi School Director: 6 Teens Likely Seeking Better Life.

Six Burundian teenagers who disappeared after an international robotics competition in Washington probably left because life is hard in the East African nation, not because they feared insecurity at home, the director of a school that sent two of the teens said Monday. Esperence Niyonzima, who is the director of Iteletique, ...

- Voice of America - US

US police seek Burundi robotics teens seen at Canada border

US law enforcement authorities were seeking six teenagers from Burundi who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington.

- IOL - ZA

Chaperone haunted by realization six Burundi teens used U.S. trip to disappear

He opened his bag and saw the students had put their dorm keys and competition badges inside. 'I started feeling really bad in my gut'

- National Post - CA

Mystery deepens after African teens vanish from U.S. robotics fair

The Burundi team disappeared after the three-day FIRST Global Challenge that kicked off in Washington on July 16.         

- USA TODAY - US

He brought Burundi's first robotics team to the U.S. to inspire his country. Then, the teens disappeared.

The teens orchestrated their disappearance possibly to seek asylum in the U.S. and Canada.

- Washington Post - US

Burundi: 'horrific times' for critical press

One year ago in Burundi, journalist Jean Bigirimana disappeared without a trace. The government is playing down the case, but critics say freedom of the press is in dire straits in the crisis-torn East African country.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

DRC: Funds urgently needed as humanitarian appeal remains less than 25 per cent funded

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan The United Nations humanitarian chief today called on the world not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Burundi robotics team disappears in US

While all eyes were on the team of girls from Afghanistan who were competing against the odds at an international robotics competition in Washington, the team from Burundi disappeared.

- ABC News - AU

U.S. police seek Burundi robotics teens seen at Canada border

- U.S. law enforcement authorities on Friday were seeking six teenagers from Burundi who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, two of whom had been spotted crossing the border into Canada.

- Reuters - US

Burundian President Tells Refugees to Come Home

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has invited people who fled the country during violent political unrest two years ago to return home. Nkurunziza extended the invitation Thursday during a visit to Tanzania, his first trip outside Burundi since a coup attempt on May 13, 2015. The U.N. refugee agency says Tanzania ...

- Voice of America - US

Visa issues take spotlight after Burundi teens exit event

WASHINGTON — The big controversy leading up to the FIRST Global international robotics competition in Washington was whether a team of girls from Afghanistan would be able to participate, after their initial visa applications were denied.

- Yahoo! News - US

Visa issues take spotlight after Burundi teens exit robotics event

The big controversy leading up to the FIRST Global international robotics competition in Washington was whether a team of girls from Afghanistan would be able to participate, after their initial visa applications were denied. As it turned out, the Afghan girls got into the country and competed...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Magufuli: No citizenship for Burundi refugees

President John Magufuli yesterday ordered the suspension of naturalisation of Burundian refugees, and said those still in Tanzania should voluntarily return home.

- TheCitizen - TZ

News24.com | 2 missing Burundi teens entered Canada; no foul play seen

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Burundi leader urges nearly 250 000 refugees to return home

Burundi's president is urging the nearly quarter-million Burundians sheltering in Tanzania to return home, saying the country is now peaceful.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team may have 'self-initiated' their disappearance during an international competition in Washington DC.

- News24.com - ZA

Burundi Relying on US Police to Find Missing Robotics Teenagers - Official

Burundi is counting on U.S. law enforcement officials to find six teenagers who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, an official with the east African country's embassy said on Friday. The teens, aged 16 to 18, were last seen on Tuesday after the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge, and two have since been ...

- Voice of America - US

Burundi relying on U.S. police to find missing robotics teenagers: official

- Burundi is counting on U.S. law enforcement officials to find six teenagers who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, an official with the East African country's embassy said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' disappearance, could be seeking asylum

Police now say that two of the six were seen crossing into Canada, and they don't suspect foul play with any of them.

- Global News - CA

Burundi leader urges nearly 250,000 refugees to return home

Burundi's president is urging the nearly quarter-million Burundians sheltering in Tanzania to return home, saying the country is now peaceful.

- FOX News - US

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

- Townhall.com - US

Tortured Burundi teacher finds peace in Canada

After being tortured for half a year back in Burundi, Jean-Claude finally found safety in Canada. Now he is determined to help others in need.

- UN - INT

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' disappearance

Police now say that two of the six were seen crossing into Canada, and they don't suspect foul play with any of them.

- Global News - CA

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been "self-initiated."

- WRAL.com - US

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

McLEAN, Va. — Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been "self-initiated."

- Billings Gazette - US

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza makes first foreign trip in two years

The visit had been kept secret up to the last moment

- Daily Monitor - UG

Six Burundi robotics team go missing in US

"Two of the individuals were seen crossing over into Canada," said Karimah Bilal, a spokeswoman for police in the US

- Daily Monitor - UG

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been "self-initiated"

- The Daily Star - LB

2 Missing Burundi Teens Entered Canada; No Foul Play Seen

Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers gone missing after an international robotics competition have been seen crossing the border into Canada. The whereabouts of their fellow team members remains unknown and the search for all the teens remains ongoing, but Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita ...

- Voice of America - US

Where are these missing Burundi teens? Police say they crossed into Canada

Police in Washington said two of the missing teens were in Canada. But Canadian authorities wouldn't say whether they knew where were, or how they were doing

- National Post - CA

Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

The police say foul play is not suspected in the disappearance of six students from the violence-plagued country. Two were reported seen in Canada.

- New York Times - US

Six on Burundi robotics team go missing in US, two seen in Canada

Search for the four boys and two girls is ongoing as police rule out foul play.

- Daily Nation - KE

Two missing Burundi robotics team members seen crossing into Canada: authorities

Canadian officials would not say if the two students reported to have been seen crossing the border had made refugee claims

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Two Burundi teens missing after robotics competition seen crossing into Canada: police

Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers listed as missing after an international robotics competition have been seen crossing the border into ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US

Six teenagers from Burundi taking part in a robotics competition in the US have been reported missing, police say. Four boys and two girls 8211; aged from 16 to 18 8211; disappeared during the First Global Challenge tournament in Washington DC. The DC Police Department says they were last seen on Tuesday 8211; on the ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Aporu hoping for right blend amid adversity

The national team face hosts Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi and South Sudan in the Africa Volleyball Confederation Zone 5 qualifiers in Kigali

- Daily Monitor - UG

Six members of Burundi robotics team go missing after competition in Washington DC

Two of the teens were reportedly seen crossing the border from the US into Canada.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition

Six Burundi teenagers have vanished after taking part in a robotics tournament in Washington DC. Police said they suspected no "foul play," feeding speculation that the group wanted to avoid returning home.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Burundi Teens Missing After Robotics Competition in D.C. Seen Crossing Into Canada

No foul play is suspected

- TIME Magazine - US

The Latest: Burundi team may have disappeared on own accord

The Latest on Burundi teenagers gone missing from international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. : 3 p.m. Organizers of a robotics competition say six teenagers from Burundi who went missing at the conclusion of the event may have "self-initiated" their disappearance.

- FOX News - US

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