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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Pope Francis Mourns Burundi Killing Of Three Italian Nuns

By Dpa Correspondents, dpa ROME/BUJUMBURA — Pope Francis on Monday led the Catholic Church’s mourning of three elderly Italian nuns, killed in Burundi following two separate attacks on the convent where they were serving as missionaries. Sisters Olga Raschietti and Lucia Pulici, aged 75 and 82, were killed near the Burundian capital Bujumbura on Sunday. […]

September 8, 2014

Burundi, Chad Peacekeepers Exchange Fire In Central Africa

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – Burundian and Chadian troops in the African force deployed in the Central African Republic (CAR) have exchanged fire in Bangui, raising new questions Tuesday about the stance of the Chadian contingent of a UN-mandated force sent to tame a country rocked by sectarian killings. The Burundian military reported the […]

December 24, 2013