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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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