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Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has said he wants to appeal his house arrest.

Gunfire was heard on Thursday in the Comoran capital capital, Moroni, near the main military base in the city a security, said media reports.

Comoros leader's main rivals barred from March vote

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Comoros leader's main rivals barred from March vote

Thirteen candidates who are deemed challengers to the rule of President Azali Assoumani have been barred from the elections to take place in March.

Comoros: Spearheading the international community's fight against climate change

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Comoros: Spearheading the international community's fight against climate change

Analysis: The Comoros' embrace of the environmental movement can act as a model not only for other island countries but also the rest of the ...

Comoros announce March elections as fears for authoritarianism rise

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Comoros announce March elections as fears for authoritarianism rise

A presidential decree on Monday stated that elections are set to take place in March.

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Comoros court hands out life sentences over Anjouan uprising

A Comoros security court sentenced three men to life after trying to assassinate a former vice president.

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Comoros opposition leaders sentenced to life with hard labour

Fears of growing authoritarianism in the Comoros Islands have re-emerged after opposition leaders were given harsh sentences.

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Comoros clashes worsen despite official claims

Comoros' government claimed on Wednesday that clashes that have rocked the country have subdued.

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Former Comoros president charged in passport scandal

The scandal dates back to 2008 when Comoros launched a programme, in cooperation with the UAE and Kuwait, to give citizenships to their Bidoon ...

Former Comoros president charged with graft

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Former Comoros president charged with graft

Ex-Comoros President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi has been charged with corruption over a passport sale scheme.

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Comoros President extends his powers after controversial vote

President Azali Assoumani is now able to run another term following a controversial referendum.

Comoros faces violence-tarred referendum on constitution

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Comoros faces violence-tarred referendum on constitution

Comorans will vote on a referendum that will result in a constitutional change which will allow President Azali Assoumani being able to ...

Comoros vice-president survives assassination attempt

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Comoros vice-president survives assassination attempt

Attackers fired on the vehicle of Comoros vice-president Moustoidrane Abdou early on Sunday, before shortly fleeing the scene of the failed ...

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