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UN renews Western Sahara mission ahead of talks

01 November, 2018

The resolution was adopted by a vote of 12 in favor in the 15-member council. Russia, Ethiopia and Bolivia abstained.

Slavery wasn't abolished, and you may be funding it

22 October, 2018

Comment: Many think of slavery as a thing of the past. They're wrong, writes Catherine Armstrong.

Four parties agree to Western Sahara talks

17 October, 2018

Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario Front have accepted a UN invitation to hold talks in December on ending the decades-old conflict in Western Sahara, the UN spokesman said Tuesday.

Police teargas anti-slavery activists outside Mauritania parliament

09 October, 2018

Police attacked demonstrators who were calling for the release of anti-slavery campaigner and new Mauritanian MP Biram Ould Dah Abeid with teargas and truncheons.

UN sets sights on Western Sahara talks in December

29 September, 2018

UN efforts to end the decades-old conflict between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front will begin with talks in December, diplomats said on Saturday.

Mauritania votes in last election before presidential vote

01 September, 2018

The popularity of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's record is being tested with the vote.

Mauritanians in last vote before presidential election

30 August, 2018

Mauritania will go to polls on Saturday to test the popularity of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz before a presidential election.

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

18 July, 2018

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

Al-Qaeda linked groups claims Mali attack

02 July, 2018

Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that was carried out on Sunday.

Mauritania 'blasphemy blogger' in jail despite serving sentence

04 May, 2018

A Mauritanian blogger jailed for 'blasphemy' is still in prison despite serving his two year sentence.

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