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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau votes in presidential runoff
on 2014/5/19 5:08:48
Guinea-Bissau

Click to see original Image in a new windowPeople in Guinea-Bissau go to the polls to elect a new president in an effort to stabilize a fragile state plagued by powerful cocaine cartels and a military coup since two years ago.

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Guinea-Bissau : UN warns of possible delay in Guinea-Bissau poll
on 2013/9/7 0:18:03
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The United Nations special representative to Guinea-Bissau says the country's planned November presidential election may need to be delayed.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau accuses 2 Cape Verdian officers of drug trafficking
on 2013/7/20 19:41:42
Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau says the West African country has arrested two Cape Verdian police officers on suspicion of drug trafficking after the Atlantic Ocean island state demanded clarification on their detention.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau convicts soldier for coup attempt
on 2013/4/26 21:16:35
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A military tribunal in Guinea-Bissau has convicted an army captain of leading a failed coup last year.

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Guinea-Bissau : 22 dead, 69 missing in Guinea-Bissau boat accident
on 2012/12/29 15:27:34
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At least 22 people have been killed after an overloaded boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the Guinea-Bissau capital as rescue workers continue their search for some 69 others who remain missing.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau demands explanation from Portugal over attack on army barracks
on 2012/10/29 20:52:40
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The Guinea-Bissau government has demanded for a clear and justified explanation on the attack carried out by captain Pansau Ntchama from Portugal, an official statement released on Sunday said.

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Guinea-Bissau : UN Council worried over mounting Guinea-Bissau drugs trade
on 2012/7/31 13:39:12
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AFP
The UN Security Council is considering calling a summit on Guinea-Bissau and expressed concern Monday that drug trafficking in the troubled West African state has grown since a junta seized control in April.

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Guinea-Bissau : EU 'will not tolerate more coups' in Guinea-Bissau: Barroso
on 2012/7/21 14:40:12
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AFP
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said Friday the EU would not allow another military takeover in coup-prone Guinea-Bissau, after a junta seized power there on April 12.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau rambles on, despite coup
on 2012/5/30 15:38:48
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AP
BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Campaign banners from an election that was violently interrupted still hang in the main thoroughfare of this steamy capital, a reminder that a stable government is far from the country's grasp.

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Guinea-Bissau : West African forces complete G.Bissau deployment
on 2012/5/28 14:48:59
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AFP
The last batches of a 600-strong west African military force charged with restoring stability in Guinea-Bissau after an April coup arrived on Sunday in the unstable west African nation.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau rambles on, despite coup
on 2012/5/28 14:30:00
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AP
BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Campaign banners from an election that was violently interrupted still hang in the main thoroughfare of this steamy capital, a reminder that a stable government is far from the country's grasp.

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Guinea-Bissau : Former G.Bissau army chief, minister flee
on 2012/5/27 19:59:17
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AFP
Former Guinea-Bissau armed forces chief Jose Zamora Induta has fled to a neighbouring country following the coup in his troubled country last month, officials said on Saturday.

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Guinea-Bissau : G. Bissau junta, parliament, parties sign roadmap
on 2012/5/20 18:40:23
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AFP
Guinea-Bissau's junta, parliament and a group of political parties have signed a roadmap aimed at ending the crisis created by the April 12 coup, officials told AFP Saturday.

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Guinea-Bissau : UN orders sanctions against G. Bissau coup leaders
on 2012/5/19 18:46:03
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AFP
The UN Security Council unanimously ordered sanctions Friday against the leaders of last month's military coup in Guinea-Bissau and warned it was ready to take new measures.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau gets prime minister under new deal
on 2012/5/17 21:24:31
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AP
BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Politicians in the tiny nation of Guinea-Bissau say a new prime minister has been chosen to help lead a transition following last month's coup.

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Guinea-Bissau : West African summit on Guinea-Bissau next week
on 2012/4/29 16:04:49
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Six west African heads of state will discuss the situation in Guinea-Bissau at a meeting in Dakar next week, the Senegalese government said late on Friday.

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Guinea-Bissau : Guinea-Bissau junta agrees to 12-month transition
on 2012/4/29 16:02:51
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AFP
The troops who seized power this month in the tiny West African nation of Guinea-Bissau said Friday they agreed to a 12-month transition period mooted by the west African regional bloc ECOWAS.

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Guinea-Bissau : G.Bissau cashew harvest in jeopardy after coup
on 2012/4/24 13:39:19
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AFP
Guinea-Bissau was due a bumper cashew harvest this year but prices have halved as money dries up after a coup d'etat, raising anxiety among those who survive off the country's main export.

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Guinea-Bissau : Cape Verde urges world to keep up pressure on GBissau junta
on 2012/4/23 14:44:13
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The prime minister of Cape Verde on Sunday urged the international community to keep up the pressure on the junta in Guinea Bissau to cede power it seized in an April 12 coup.

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Guinea-Bissau : G.Bissau junta backpedals on two-year transition
on 2012/4/22 13:49:11
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AFP
The junta in Guinea Bissau on Saturday said its plan for a two-year transition had only been a suggestion, in an apparent climbdown following threats of UN and regional sanctions.

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