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News: Mauritania

We have started to collect the most important news related to Mauritania in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: The plight of Mali's child refugees

Monday, September 30th 2013, 8:38
related countries: Mali Mali

The BBC's West Africa correspondent, Thomas Fessy, reports on the conditions for Malian refugees in Mauritania
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'Terror ties' Canadian released

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:41
related countries: Canada Canada

A court in Mauritania frees a 24-year-old Canadian man sentenced to 18 months in prison in Mauritania for alleged ties to terrorist activity.
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Belmokhtar 'supervised' Niger bombs

Friday, May 24th 2013, 22:12
related countries: Niger Niger

Militant leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar masterminded the two suicide bombs in Niger on Thursday which killed 20 people, a Mauritanian news agency reports.
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Mali refugees face 'appalling' camp

Friday, April 12th 2013, 12:19
related countries: Mali Mali

Thousands of refugees fleeing conflict in Mali are enduring "appalling" conditions in a UN-run camp in Mauritania, a medical charity warns.
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VIDEO: Footage of Mali refugee camp

Friday, April 12th 2013, 10:26
related countries: Mali Mali

Thousands of Malian refugees fleeing conflict in neighbouring Mauritania are facing "appalling" conditions in a UN-run camp, a medical charity has warned.
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Mauritania bans plastic bag use

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 16:35

Mauritania bans the use of plastic bags to protect the environment and the lives of animals and fish, the environment minister says.
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President returns to Mauritania

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 20:16

The president of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz returns home for the first time since being wounded by one of his own soldiers last month.
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'How I shot Mauritanian leader'

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 14:16

A Mauritanian soldier has gone on national television to explain how he accidentally shot President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz.
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Shot Mauritania leader in France

Sunday, October 14th 2012, 16:17
related countries: France France
related places: Nouakchott, Paris

Mauritania's President Abdelaziz has been flown to Paris for treatment after being shot in what officials say was an accident.
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Mauritania leader Abdelaziz shot

Sunday, October 14th 2012, 10:23

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz is wounded in what officials say appears to be an accidental shooting in the capital, Nouakchott.
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