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News: Sierra Leone

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

World news related to Sierra Leone – overview

Sierra Leone: news

Ex-rebel arrested in Sierra Leone

Friday, January 13th 2006, 18:36

Former Sierra Leonean rebel spokesman Omrie Golley is arrested on suspicion of "subversion".
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Athletes fall foul of authorities

Sunday, March 26th 2006, 10:51

Sierra Leone athletes who went missing during the Commonwealth Games are to be declared illegal immigrants.
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Taylor sent to war crimes court

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 20:16
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's former President Charles Taylor is transferred to the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone.
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Taylor trial 'many months away'

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 7:26
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor, facing war crimes charges in Sierra Leone, may not be tried for months.
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Taylor pleads not guilty at trial

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 17:30
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Former Liberia leader Charles Taylor pleads not guilty in his first appearance at a UN-backed war crimes court.
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Police hunt Leone 'killer chimps'

Monday, April 24th 2006, 17:11

Sierra Leone police try to round-up chimpanzees who escaped from a sanctuary after killing a man.
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SLeone prosecutor to resign

Saturday, April 29th 2006, 14:42

The UN-backed Sierra Leone war crimes court's chief prosecutor, Desmond de Silva, is to quit his post in June.
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Taylor flies in for Hague trial

Tuesday, June 20th 2006, 18:17
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Ex-Liberia leader Charles Taylor arrives in the Netherlands where he is to be tried on war crimes charges.
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Sierra Leone sets 2007 poll date

Friday, August 4th 2006, 8:39

Sierra Leone announces elections for July 2007, the first since United Nations peacekeepers left in 2005.
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Anger as S Leone athletes get asylum

Monday, August 21st 2006, 7:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Sierra Leone reacts angrily as Australia grants visas to athletes who absconded at the Commonwealth Games.
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S Leone anger at FGM UK asylum

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 9:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Sierra Leone minister condemns a UK court decision to grant a woman asylum over circumcision fears.
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S Leone welcomes Prince Charles

Monday, November 27th 2006, 23:26

Prince Charles arrives in the west African country of Sierra Leone to a performance of music and dance.
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