Vladimir Putin's government is reportedly stepping up its support for Syria's regime to forestall its demise, a senior European Union official says.
Nshimirimana was widely seen as a key member of President Pierre Nkurunziza's security team.
German intelligence informer Brandt charged with 157 offences against children
More EU countries could soon join Sweden and UK in recognising Palestinian state.
Three victims die of the virus in Puerto Rico, while hundreds of thousands have been infected with it in the Americas.
A computer seized in Syria was found to contain worrying documents about possibly using the plague to infect Western cities.
Rape accusations have become "fashionable," politicians in India claim.