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Africa: Sahel States Need International Support ‘Now More Than Ever’ – UN Peacekeeping Chief

By UN News Centre Africa's crisis-torn Sahel region needs support from the international community "now more than ever,"...

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Africa: Raped Then Jailed – Mauritanian Women Fight to End Victim Blaming

By Nellie Peyton Nouakchott — Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for...

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Mauritania: Activist Charged for Decrying Racism

press release Beirut — A Mauritanian criminal court has charged an activist with incitement to violence and racial...

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Mauritania/Angola: Mauritania-Angola Match Kicks Off

Luanda — The match between Mauritania and Angola in Nouakchott has now started for the fourth round of...

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Mauritania: Activist Charged for Decrying Racism

press release Beirut — A Mauritanian criminal court has charged an activist with incitement to violence and racial...

Xi Meets Mauritanian President

China-Mauritania relations are a fine example of China's relations with African and developing countries, Xi stressed.

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Mauritanian Minister Highlights Country’s Successful Efforts To Combat Terrorism

19 September 2017 – In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs...

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Mauritania Constitutional Referendum, UN Human Right Office Concerned About Impending Unres

3 August 2017 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in...

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Mauritania – African Union hearing on child slaves hailed as milestone for Mauritania

Two brothers who say they were regularly beaten and forced to work as child slaves in Mauritania have...

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The President of the Republic congratulates his Romanian counterpart

Nouakchott, 30/11/2016 - The President of the Republic, Mr Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, addressed the following congratulatory message...