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Mali coup leader appeals for calm
Army Captain Amadou Sanogo calls for end to looting amid reports of sporadic gunfire and lawlessness in capital Bamako.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 04:15 GMT
AU extends mandate of top executive official
Term of Jean Ping prolonged after election in which he was challenged by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was deadlocked.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2012 02:54 GMT
Voting for powerful AU post ends in deadlock
Election to choose new chairman of executive commission of African Union ends in deadlock, after three rounds of voting.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 19:11 GMT
African Union holds first post-Gaddafi summit
Benin's president takes the helm of the 54-nation bloc as AU leaders meet for two-day summit to resolve multiple crises.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2012 19:28 GMT
African Union pledges drought aid
African Development Bank, alongside African nations and private donors, raise $356m to tackle worsening crisis.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 16:00 GMT
Russia criticises France over Libya arms drop
Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says France has committed a "crude violation" of a UN weapons embargo.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2011 23:00 GMT
African concern over Libya arms drops
African Union head says guns are falling into wrong hands after France reveals it dropped arms in rebel-held areas.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2011 01:01 GMT
Manufacturing Cote d'Ivoire's 'good guy'
How much of a role does the media play in shaping the discourse of international diplomacy?
Last updated: 07 Apr 2011 12:36 GMT
Libyan rebels facing tough fight for Sirte
Rebels are attempting to seize control of Muammar Gaddafi's hometown, but government forces are gathered to stop them.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2011 07:58 GMT
Ouattara rejects AU mediation offer
Cote d'Ivoire's internationally recognised leader says envoy appointed by AU has personal ties with his rival Gbagbo.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2011 00:18 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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