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Fri, 15 May 2015 Burundi president back capital after coup attempt - spokesman
BUJUMBURA, May 15 (Reuters) - Burundi's president was back in the capital Bujumbura and inside the presidential palace on Friday after the army foiled a coup against him while he was abroad at an African summit, the presidential spokesman said.

Fri, 15 May 2015 Battle over Burundi radio on Thursday killed 12 rebels-army
BUJUMBURA, May 15 (Reuters) - Twelve soldiers who backed an attempted coup in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza were killed in fierce fighting on Thursday when they tried to seize state radio, a top army officer said, a day after the battle in the capital.

Fri, 15 May 2015 One man dead in Burundi capital, locals say shot by police - witness
BUJUMBURA, May 15 (Reuters) - A man was seen lying dead in a street in the capital of Burundi on Friday and people in the area which has been a hotbed for protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza said police had shot him, a Reuters witness said.

Fri, 15 May 2015 U.S. Embassy in Burundi says non-emergency personnel are to leave
NAIROBI, May 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Burundi says non-emergency personnel and the dependents of its staff are to leave the country, a spokeswoman said, following a failed bid by generals in the central African country to overthrow President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Fri, 15 May 2015 Leader of attempted coup arrested in Burundi - presidency
BUJUMBURA, May 15 (Reuters) - The general who led an attempt to topple Burundi's president has been arrested and he and others behind the abortive coup will be dealt with by the judiciary to answer for their actions, the presidential spokesman said on Friday.

Fri, 15 May 2015 More than 105,000 have fled Burundi, UN refugee agency says
GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - More than 105,000 people have fled Burundi to Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, following an attempted coup and protests, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.

Fri, 15 May 2015 RPT-INSIGHT -Global glut threatens West African iron ore ambitions
PEPEL, Sierra Leone, May 14 (Reuters) - Red piles of iron ore and rusting railway wagons in the deserted stockyard at the port of Pepel bear silent witness to a crisis engulfing Sierra Leone's mining industry and threatening others across West Africa.

Thu, 14 May 2015 Militiamen rape 127 women in east Congo town -medical charity
KINSHASA, May 14 (Reuters) - Armed men raped 127 women earlier this month during a raid on a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday.

Thu, 14 May 2015 INSIGHT -Global glut threatens West African iron ore ambitions
PEPEL, Sierra Leone, May 14 (Reuters) - Red piles of iron ore and rusting railway wagons in the deserted stockyard at the port of Pepel bear silent witness to a crisis engulfing Sierra Leone's mining industry and threatening others across West Africa.

Wed, 13 May 2015 UPDATE 1-Experts demand end to immunity for UN peacekeepers over sex abuse - TRFN
NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) - Sex abuse by U.N. peacekeeping personnel has been a problem for decades, and it is still happening despite the world body's official policy of zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, a group of former diplomats and U.N. officials said on Wednesday.