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Guinea-Bissau makes coup arrests

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 14:18
related countries: Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau's navy chief Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto is arrested after an attempted coup, the West African nation's army and government say.
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Guinea Bissau head seriously ill

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 17:22
related countries: France France, Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau
related places: Paris

The president of Guinea Bissau, Malam Bacai Sanha, is in hospital in Paris after becoming seriously ill, the BBC has confirmed.
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Nigeria and Benin tackle piracy

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 0:21
related countries: Benin Benin, Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria and its West African neighbour, Benin, are to begin joint naval patrols to combat an increased number of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
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Lethal end to Guinea poll protest

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 19:52
related places: Conakry

At least three protesters die in the Guinean capital, Conakry, when security forces break up an opposition demonstration, amid fears of electoral fraud.
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Guinea leader pardons opposition

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 13:54

Guinea's President Alpha Conde pardons 17 opposition activists jailed for taking part in an illegal rally in April.
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Top officers arrested in Guinea

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 17:53

At least 37 soldiers are arrested in Guinea following the attack on President Alpha Conde's home, officials say.
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Guinea opposition anger at raid

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 13:22

Guinean opposition leader Cellou Diallo tells the BBC that he is being persecuted by the new government after security services raided his home.
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Guinea junta recruits on rampage

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 11:16

A riot at a military training camp 600km (about 370 miles) south-east of Guinea's capital has killed at least three army recruits, eyewitnesses say.
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Junta has left Guinea 'bankrupt'

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 10:26

Guinea's President Alpha Conde tells the BBC the military junta that held power before he was elected has left the country bankrupt.
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Guinea purges top civil servants

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 14:46

All civil servants in the office of Guinea's president and prime minister are to be replaced, Alpha Conde orders, nine days after being sworn in.
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Guinea rival concedes poll defeat

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 14:50

Guinea's ex-prime minister Cellou Dalein Diallo concedes defeat to his election rival Alpha Conde, urging his supporters to remain calm.
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Guinea court confirms Conde win

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 10:59

Guinea's Supreme Court overturns fraud allegations and confirms Alpha Conde as the winner of last month's presidential run-off.
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Guinea calls state of emergency

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 18:38

The Guinean authorities declare a state of emergency as violence continues in the aftermath of a disputed presidential election.
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Election losers protest in Guinea

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 14:38

Guinea's security forces fire tear gas at protesting supporters of Cellou Dalein Diallo, the defeated candidate in presidential election.
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Alpha Conde wins Guinea elections

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 6:27

Opposition leader Alpha Conde is declared the winner of Guinea's presidential run-off, the election commission says.
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Conde declared Guinea poll winner

Monday, November 15th 2010, 22:58

Opposition leader Alpha Conde is declared the winner of Guinea's presidential run-off in the poll intended to end 52 years of authoritian rule.
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Guinea clash after poll protests

Monday, November 15th 2010, 15:32
related places: Conakry

Police in Guinea clash with protesters in the capital, Conakry, as tensions rise as the country awaits the results of the presidential run-off.
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Guinea seeks to calm fraud fears

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:22

Guinea's electoral commission says it will publish the results from Sunday's election run-off as soon as they come in, to assuage fears of rigging which could spark violence.
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Big turnout for Guinea election

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 17:51

The people of Guinea vote in large numbers in a presidential run-off hailed as the country's first democratic election.
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