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Top Kenyan MP: Homosexuality like terrorism
Aden Duale, who speaks for government in parliament, says homosexuality should be treated like "any other social evil".
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 04:50 GMT
Gambia to drop English as 'colonial relic'
President Jammeh says that his country will no longer use foreign language, but does not state preferred alternative.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 20:10 GMT
Gambia severs diplomatic ties with Taiwan
Gambia is the second African state to announce a change in its diplomatic relationship with Taiwan this week.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 16:58 GMT
Gambian leader halts executions
Imminent executions of 37 inmates suspended by president after execution of nine prisoners last month caused an uproar.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:30 GMT
Rights group criticises Gambia executions
Amnesty says nine prisoners hanged, and urges authorities to "immediately halt any further possible executions".
Last updated: 25 Aug 2012 02:00 GMT
Gambian leader celebrates coup, not country
The West African state's autocratic president has elevated his coup d'etat over his country's independence.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 13:44 GMT
Opposition boycotts Gambia parliamentary poll
Opposition leaders say ruling party is abusing system in order to tip the poll in its favour as voting begins.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 19:27 GMT
What next for Gambian President Jammeh?
Yahya Jammeh has been reelected as president of the West African nation - now, will he try to become king?
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 14:24 GMT
Gambia's Jammeh wins disputed elections
Incumbent president in power for 17 years set to begin new five-year term after polls marred by intimidation of voters.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 17:06 GMT
Doubts over 'unfair' Gambia presidential vote
Regional West African body says it will not send observers to poll after finding an "electorate cowed by repression".
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 06:47 GMT
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
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The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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