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Suffering slavery
Slavery in different guises survives in Arab-African states such as Mauritania and Sudan. Gamal Nkrumah sounds out Sadig Al-Mahdi on the prickly subject(10/24/2014 10:25:07 AM)
Mauritania: Mauritania, Morocco Bolster Security Ties
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Morocco and Mauritania agreed to strengthen their security co-operation against terrorism, AFP quoted the Moroccan interior minister as saying Wednesday (October 15th).(10/20/2014 6:10:40 AM)
Mauritania appoint Martins as coach
Frenchman Corentin Martins becomes the new Mauritania coach, succeeding compatriot Patrice Neveu.(10/8/2014 5:43:26 AM)
Martins named as coach of Mauritania
(Reuters) - Former France international midfielder Corentin Martins has been named as the new coach of Mauritania but no details of the 45-year-old's contract were given by the country's football federation in a statement confirming the appointment on Tuesday. Martins, who has limited coaching experience with lower-league Quimper and Stade Brest in the French league, replaces compatriot Patrice ...(10/8/2014 7:20:29 AM)
Mauritania Travel Warning
The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Mauritania, and urges those who travel to Mauritania to exercise extreme caution because of activities by terrorist groups in the region, including al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).(10/8/2014 9:07:50 AM)
Kosovo among first-time foreign Oscar hopefuls
Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama have submitted films for the foreign-language Oscar for the first time, among a record 83 movies under consideration, Academy Award organizers said Thursday.(10/10/2014 5:48:26 AM)
Survive slavery, then face charges?
Imagine being rescued from modern slavery, only to be charged with a crime.(10/21/2014 12:47:42 PM)
Abolition in the Land of Lincoln
"Abolition" isn't a word you hear much in 2013. It should be, though. And a group of modern-day freedom fighters in Illinois is resurrecting the term -- with its echoes of 1800s America -- to combat ongoing slavery in a faraway West African country.(10/20/2014 4:20:11 PM)
Watch the Trailer for Mauritania's First-Ever Oscar Submission, 'Timbuktu' (Exclusive)
Abderrahmane Sissako's drama about a town's 2012 takeover by Al Qaeda militants premiered at May's Cannes Film Festival read more(10/17/2014 8:16:42 PM)
Saved from slavery -- then arrested
A pregnant teen is rescued from slavery, only to be charged with adultery, shocked activists say.(10/20/2014 5:01:15 PM)
Source: Yahoo