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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.

World news related to Mauritania – overview

Mauritania: news

Mauritania election chief quits

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 22:09

The head of Mauritania's electoral commission resigns after revealing he has doubts about last week's presidential poll.
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Mauritania army 'to fight terror'

Monday, July 20th 2009, 10:24

Gen Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz vows to tackle terrorism after winning Mauritania's disputed presidential election.
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General wins Mauritania election

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 19:32

Mauritania's military leader Gen Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz is declared the winner of the country's presidential election.
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Large turnout in Mauritania vote

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 17:20

Mauritania holds it first presidential poll since the 2008 military coup as police clash with gunmen in the capital.
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African al-Qaeda 'killed' US man

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 9:33
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda's North African branch claims the killing of a US aid worker shot dead in Mauritania, al-Jazeera TV reports.
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Deal to end crisis in Mauritania

Friday, June 5th 2009, 0:09

Mauritania's junta and the opposition sign a deal to end a political crisis following last year's coup.
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Anti-slavery gong for Mauritanian

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 16:25

A Mauritanian charity set up by a slave's son and a former slave-owner wins the 2009 Anti Slavery International Award.
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Mauritania sanctions 'to stay'

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 9:16

The AU says sanctions on Mauritania will stay, after Col Gaddafi said they might stop.
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Israel closes Mauritania embassy

Friday, March 6th 2009, 15:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel closes its embassy in Mauritania - one of just three Arab League members to have recognised the Jewish state.
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Sanctions put on Mauritania junta

Friday, February 6th 2009, 9:26

The African Union imposes sanctions on Mauritania's junta, amid reports that its leader could contest polls in June.
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