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Mauritania referendum: Counting under way in controversial vote

Vote counting is under way in a divisive referendum on Mauritania's constitution.

by Rob Matheson

Vote counting is under way in a divisive referendum on Mauritania's constitution.

Critics say the proposed changes could push the West African country towards authoritarian leadership, which the president denies.

Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports from Nouakchott.


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