Thursday 29 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-29

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Xinhuanet - 7/4/16

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso left Brazzaville over the weekend for a state visit to China, between July 4 to 8, on invitation from Chinese...

AFP - 6/17/16

General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, who ran unsuccessfully against Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, has been charged with breaching state security, his lawyer...

AFP - 6/15/16

Congo's security services on Tuesday detained General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, who ran unsuccessfully against President Denis Sassou Nguesso in a disputed election...

Xinhuanet - 6/10/16

BRAZZAVILLE, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Republic of Congo government on Thursday rejected abuse claims levelled against its soldiers in Central African Republic in a report...

Xinhuanet - 6/3/16

BRAZZAVILLE, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Republic of Congo government has taken measures to cut expenses following a sharp drop in oil prices, the main source of revenue for...

For the first time, one of the teams competing in the Olympic Games will be made up of refugees who hail from different countries they no longer call home.

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Xinhuanet - 5/26/16

Republic of Congo opposition parties under the coalition dubbed Republican Front for Respect of Constitutional Order and Democratic Change-Initiative for Democracy in...

AFP - 5/22/16

The Republic of Congo has called on the European Union to recall its ambassador to Brazzaville over EU criticism of President Denis Sassou Nguesso's controversial re-...

AFP - 4/25/16

Republic of Congo's newly-reelected President Denis Sassou Nguesso has named former opposition leader and one-time finance minister Clement Mouamba as his prime...

AFP - 4/17/16

Longtime Congolese leader Denis Sassou Nguesso was sworn in for another five-year term Saturday following a contested presidential election last month that has raised...

AFP - 4/7/16

The runner-up in Republic of Congo's election called on his supporters to accept the official results of the violence-tainted poll that returned longtime president...

AFP - 4/6/16

At least five people died and buildings were torched in clashes between government forces and suspected rebels in Congo's capital, the government said Tuesday, saying...

AFP - 4/6/16

At least seventeen people died Monday in fighting in Congo's capital Brazzaville, the government said, adding they had been killed in a "terror attack" and the...

AFP - 4/5/16

Congolese troops deployed across parts of the capital Brazzaville on Tuesday as business slowed to a trickle a day after fighting in opposition bastions that sent...

AFP - 4/5/16

Thousands fled fighting in Congo's capital Brazzaville on Monday as the government blamed hours of heavy clashes in opposition bastions on a rebel group known as "The...

AFP - 3/29/16

Opposition strongholds in Brazzaville were closed Tuesday following a strike call over the re-election of Congo's veteran ruler Denis Sassou Nguesso in polls his...

AFP - 3/27/16

Five defeated opposition candidates in Congo's recent presidential poll called on their countrymen to challenge the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso...

AFP - 3/25/16

Congo strongman Denis Sassou Nguesso was on Thursday declared the winner of presidential elections, extending his 32 years in power in a vote the opposition says was...

AFP - 3/23/16

Congo's veteran leader Denis Sassou Nguesso has secured 67 percent of votes in his bid to extend his 32-year-old rule, partial results showed Tuesday, after a tense...

AFP - 3/22/16

Washington and the European Union called for calm in Congo as the country Tuesday awaited results from a weekend presidential election, with communications lines cut...

AFP - 3/22/16

Communications lines were cut in Congo for a second day and business was slack, hit by fears of post-election trouble as the country waited to see if President Denis...

AFP - 3/21/16

Congo voted on Sunday under a nationwide media blackout in a tense ballot expected to see President Denis Sassou Nguesso prolong his 32-year rule over the oil-rich...

Xinhuanet - 3/21/16

Five African countries, Benin, Niger, Republic of Congo, Cape Verde, Senegal as well as Tanzania's semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar, held elections on Sunday,...

AFP - 3/20/16

Congo presidential candidate general Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko told AFP Saturday he had received a fresh police summons to report to authorities on the eve of the...

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