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US ramps up 'terrorism' fight in Mauritania
Amid alleged threat from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the two countries have boosted security co-operation.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 13:23 GMT
Low voter turnout expected in Mauritania poll
Observers say current leader Abdel Aziz, an ally of Western powers, is expected to win.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 07:06 GMT
Mauritanians head to polls amid dissent
President Abdel Aziz poised for victory as opposition groups plan to boycott election, citing concerns about fairness.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 08:17 GMT
Media freedom: Call for global action
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 18:31 GMT
Mauritania’s big football plans
Slowly climbing up the FIFA rankings, Mauritania's 'Mourabitounes' are seeing a rise in investment in domestic football.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 21:27 GMT
Arab Maghreb Union launches investment bank
Bank with $100m of capital will finance infrastructure projects in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morroco and Tunisia.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 12:00 GMT
Mauritania president welcomed home by crowds
President Aziz returned after five weeks in France for medical treatment following a friendly-fire shooting accident.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 08:27 GMT
Wounded Mauritania president flown to Paris
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz makes televised appeal for calm after soldiers allegedly open fire on his convoy by mistake.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2012 16:34 GMT
Can ex-spy chief get a fair trial in Libya?
Abdullah al-Senussi is wanted in Libya and by the international community, we ask who should have the right to try him.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 09:50 GMT
Gaddafi's ex-spy to be questioned in Libya
Libyan authorities set to question Abdullah Senussi day after he was extradited from Mauritania.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:11 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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