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Gambia : Gambian minister resigns amid political impasse
on 2017/1/11 20:06:00
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Click to see original Image in a new windowGambian Communication Minister Sheriif Bojang has left his post in protest at President Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to concede defeat in last month's election.

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Gambia : ECOWAS leaders due in Gambia over election dispute
on 2017/1/11 20:03:28
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Click to see original Image in a new windowLeaders from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have announced a plan to visit Gambia for a second time in less than a month in an effort to persuade the country’s longtime ruler to hand over power to the president-elect.

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Gambia : Suspected Gambian coup plotter in custody
on 2015/1/4 20:34:50
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Click to see original Image in a new windowExiled Gambian opposition leader Sheikh Sidia Bayo, accused of taking part in a foiled military coup against the country's President Yahya Jammeh last week, has been taken into custody, police say.

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Gambia : Gambia slams EU pressure over anti-homosexuality law
on 2014/12/1 20:27:07
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Click to see original Image in a new windowGambia says it will severe all dialogue with the European Union (EU) should the 28-nation bloc use its aid budget to pile pressure on the West African country to overturn a new law against homosexuality.

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Gambia : Gambia accuses US, UK of attempt to topple govt.
on 2013/10/10 21:18:06
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Gambia has accused the United States and Britain of fomenting multiple coup attempts and supporting the opposition in a bid to topple President Yahya Jammeh and destabilize the country.

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Gambia : Gambia pulls out of 'neo-colonial' Commonwealth
on 2013/10/3 17:22:03
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The Gambian government has announced it is withdrawing from the Commonwealth, saying it will "never be a member of any neo-colonial institution."

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Gambia : Religious leaders in Gambia condemn gay marriage
on 2013/7/20 19:40:45
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Religious leaders in Gambia have condemned the propaganda made by western countries for the promotion of gay marriage, in their Friday summons in various mosques across the country.

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Gambia : Gambian president slashes West for killing innocent people in anti-terror war
on 2013/6/18 20:11:27
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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Monday slashed some Western countries for killing innocent people in the name of fighting terrorism.

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Gambia : Gambia releases on bail local journalist for AP
on 2013/1/11 22:06:02
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A Gambian journalist who contributes to The Associated Press was released on bail Thursday after being detained by Gambia's internal security service for nearly three days.

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Gambia : Gambia: President Jammeh halts executions
on 2012/9/16 14:10:25
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AP
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has halted the executions of prisoners on death row, at least for now.

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Gambia : Gambia confirms execution of 9 death row inmates
on 2012/8/28 20:51:32
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AP
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The government of Gambia has confirmed that it has executed nine inmates who were on death row, saying in a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior that the prisoners were killed by firing squad on Sunday.

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Gambia : Amnesty: Gambia executes nine, more threatened
on 2012/8/25 20:28:15
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amnesty International says it has credible reports that the West African nation of Gambia has executed nine convicted criminals and that more death-row inmates are under imminent threat.

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Gambia : Gambian president sacks army chief of staff
on 2012/7/8 14:00:29
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AFP
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has sacked his army chief of staff, the president's office has announced, two months after the other top officials were reassigned as deputy ambassadors to various countries.

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Gambia : Gambia 'won't be bribed' on homosexuality
on 2012/4/24 13:23:59
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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has warned foreign diplomats his country would not be "bribed" with aid to accept homosexuality.

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Gambia : Gambia 'will not cave in to pressure on homesexuality'
on 2012/4/23 14:40:47
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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has warned foreign diplomats his country would not be "bribed" with aid to accept homosexuality.

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Gambia : Gambia lifts sanctions on Libyan assets
on 2012/3/6 18:34:17
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AFP
Gambia's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a request by the government to lift economic sanctions imposed on Libyan assets during the toppled regime of Moamer Kadhafi.

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Gambia : Jammeh names first ministers in new Gambia government
on 2012/2/5 14:05:03
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AFP
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has named the first ministers in his new cabinet, retaining his vice president, interior, tourism, and finance ministers.

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Gambia : Ex-Gambia minister gets life sentence on coup plot
on 2012/1/18 14:54:34
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AP
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's High Court has sentenced the former information minister to life imprisonment for conspiring to overthrow the ruler of 17 years with T-shirts demanding an end to dictatorship.

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Gambia : Gambia jails ex-minister for life over coup plot
on 2012/1/18 14:48:24
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A court in Gambia on Monday sentenced a former information minister, who is also a US national, to life in prison for plotting to overthrow the government of President Yahya Jammeh.

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Gambia : Gambia's Bensouda slated to be ICC prosecutor: envoy
on 2011/12/1 16:30:32
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Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Fatou Bensouda of Gambia has emerged as the consensus candidate for the high-profile job of chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, a diplomat at the center of the selection process said on Wednesday.

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