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Why was there no 'African Spring'?
Political circumstances in sub-Saharan Africa and the small size of its middle class have precluded an uprising.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 16:51 GMT
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
Mauritanian president easily wins re-election
Electoral commission says President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz won with nearly 82 percent of the vote.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 20:24 GMT
Mauritanians vote amid opposition boycott
Observers say turnout, not rivals, largest challenge for incumbent in presidential election.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 11:56 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
US counter-terrorism abroad: Fighting terrorism or encouraging it?
The US has a disastrous record of involvement in 'counter-insurgency' efforts in Central America.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 09:00 GMT
France to 'fight terrorism' from Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast to become France's main hub to combat fighters across the Sahel region, French foreign minister says.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 08:37 GMT
Mali urges return of refugees
More than half a million people were displaced by violence between government forces and Tuareg rebels in 2012.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 03:29 GMT
Media freedom: Call for global action
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 18:31 GMT
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