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Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election
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Gambians vote in 1st post-Jammeh presidential election

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Lines of voters snaked around corners outside polling stations in Gambia’s capital Saturday as the nation…
UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide
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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’…
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court

Former peace icon Aung San Suu Kyi told the UN’s top court Wednesday there was no “genocidal intent” in Myanmar’s…
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi arrives at Hague court for genocide showdown
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi arrives at Hague court for genocide showdown

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the UN’s top court Tuesday to personally defend Myanmar against accusations…
58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania
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58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Scores of migrants who swam through rough Atlantic Ocean waters to safety from a capsized boat…
Gambia takes Myanmar to top UN court over Rohingya campaign
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Gambia takes Myanmar to top UN court over Rohingya campaign

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Gambia filed a case Monday at the United Nations’ highest court accusing Myanmar of genocide…
Island named after ‘Roots’ rebel slave Kunta Kinteh puts Gambia on historical tourism map
Life & Style

Island named after ‘Roots’ rebel slave Kunta Kinteh puts Gambia on historical tourism map

As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinteh, immortalized in print and on screen in the series "Roots",…
Gambians celebrate after voting out ‘billion year’ leader
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Gambians celebrate after voting out ‘billion year’ leader

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for "a billion years", said he…
AUC grad student released, expected to leave Gambia by Monday
Egypt

AUC grad student released, expected to leave Gambia by Monday

A Guinean graduate student at the American University in Cairo (AUC) who was arrested in the Gambian capital of Banjul…
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