Day: August 5, 2016

Burundi Rejects UN’s Troop Deployment Despite Increasing Violence

Burundi, formally the Republic of Burundi, has rejected the United Nation’s proposal to deploy  up to 228 United Nations police officers to monitor human rights abuses and ease tensions after a year of violence. The country has faced political turmoil and increasing violence due to President Pierre Nkurunziza announcing plans in April 2015 to run for a third

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ISIS Names New Leader For Boko Haram

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), otherwise known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has named a new leader for one of its affiliated groups, Boko Haram. The new leader goes by the name Abu Musab al-Barnawi. The announcement is contained in the latest

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