Friday 15 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-15

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AFP - 9/8/17

African leaders are due to meet Libya's UN-backed prime minister on Saturday in a fresh bid to help resolve the political crisis in the conflict-ridden country.

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AFP - 8/18/17

Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou Nguesso cleared the decks Thursday with the office announcement of the resignation of the government ahead of crucial talks...

AFP - 8/16/17

Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso admitted Monday that his oil-rich country was facing a serious economic crisis, though he said it was not an "irreparable...

Xinhua - 8/16/17

BRAZZAVILLE, (Xinhua) -- Le président de la République du Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, a annoncé le 14 août la formation imminente d'une nouvelle équipe...

AFP - 7/20/17

Congo and several UN agencies have launched a joint appeal for $23.7 million (20.6 million euros) to help 138,000 people hit by fighting and insecurity in the...

AFP - 7/17/17

Voters went to the polls in legislative elections in the oil-rich Republic of Congo on Sunday, the first since a violence-marred presidential poll last year which...

AFP - 7/16/17

Congo voters go to the polls Sunday in legislative elections in the oil-rich African country, the first since violence-marred presidential polls last year which...

Xinhua - 7/15/17

ADDIS-ABEBA, (Xinhua) -- L'Union africaine (UA) a déjà déployé ses observateurs électoraux en République du Congo pour les élections législatives et locales prévues...

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...

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