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ICC judges refer Malawi to UN

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 13:22
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

The International Criminal Court (ICC) refers Malawi to the UN Security Council for refusing to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the ICC says.
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Malawi reviews homosexuality law

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 16:17

Malawi will review a series of controversial laws, including a ban on homosexual acts, Justice Minister Ephraim Chiume says, following donor criticism.
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ICC questions Malawi over Bashir

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 9:34
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

The International Criminal Court asks Malawi to explain why it failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during his recent visit.
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Malawi leader promises riot probe

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 18:30

Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika tells the BBC that he will establish a commission of enquiry into the deadly riots that took place in July.
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Malawi 'family cabinet' attacked

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 13:20

Malawi's opposition criticises President Bingu wa Mutharika for appointing his wife to the cabinet and moving his brother to a more high-profile post.
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US suspends aid project in Malawi

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 17:48
related countries: United States United States

The US suspends a $350m (£213m) aid package to Malawi after the security forces are accused of killing anti-government protesters last week.
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Top Malawi activists 'in hiding'

Monday, July 25th 2011, 12:16

Key organisers of anti-government protests in Malawi go into hiding amidst fears that they will be arrested.
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Mass burial for Malawi protesters

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 16:16
related places: Mzuzu

Eight anti-government protesters killed in Malawi are buried in a mass grave after the authorities initially refused to allow the funerals to go ahead.
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Army deployed over Malawi riots

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 18:17
related places: Mzuzu

The army is deployed in three Malawian cities on a second day of anti-government protests in which at least 18 people have been killed.
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Riots erupt in cities in Malawi

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 17:18
related places: Lilongwe

Riots break out in cities in Malawi, as opposition groups protest against President Bingu wa Mutharika's government.
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UK cuts aid to Malawi government

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK cuts direct aid to Malawi following a diplomatic spat earlier this year in which each other's envoys were expelled.
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Malawi halts HIV cash over abuse

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 13:47

Malawi's government scraps special payments to HIV-infected civil servants, accusing some of them of spending it on prostitutes and beer.
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Malawi says UK envoy 'insulting'

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 16:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The president of Malawi has explained his decision to expel the British High Commissioner for the first time, saying he had insulted him.
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UK and Malawi diplomats expelled

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 16:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK orders Malawi's high commissioner to leave the country over the "unacceptable" expulsion of Britain's envoy to Lilongwe.
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