IndexMundi Home

Mauritania News Headlines

Clashes erupt after Mauritania anti-slavery activists jailed
Police in Mauritania used tear gas to disperse protestors, after three anti-slavery activists were sentenced to two years in prison on Thursday. Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, the runner-up in 2014 presidential elections and the head of an anti-slavery group, was convicted along with one of his aides Bilal Ramdane, and Djiby Sow, a civic and cultural rights campaigner. Police responded with tear gas ...(1/15/2015 3:23:02 PM)
Oscars: Estonia, Mauritania Get First Foreign-Language Nominations
Poland earns its latest nomination with 'Ida,' but it has never won before. read more(1/31/2015 3:28:38 PM)
Mauritania anti-slavery verdict sparks riot
Police use tear gas to disperse protesters after three activists are sentenced to two years in prison.(1/16/2015 1:04:45 AM)
Mauritania jails anti-slavery activists
Police use tear gas to disperse protesters after three activists are sentenced to two years in prison.(1/15/2015 5:01:34 PM)
Mauritania And Estonia Make History With Oscar Nominations
Estonia and Mauritania made history at the Oscar nominations ceremony on Thursday morning (15Jan15) by landing the first-ever Best Foreign Film nods for their respective nations.(1/15/2015 6:04:49 PM)
UAE's Masdar inks deal to build Mauritania solar projects
 Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, has signed a contract with Mauritania's Ministry of Petroleum, Energy, and Mines, to deliver seven solar photovoltaic projects. The projects with a total capacity of 12 megawatts will provide access to clean and reliable energy to seven towns across the African country, Masdar said in a statement. "Projects like these unlock significant economic and ...(1/24/2015 3:26:33 AM)
Algold's Property in Mauritania Continues to Impress with Rock Chip Assay Results Including 29.50 g/t Au, 19.40 g/t Au ...
Montreal, Canada / ACCESSWIRE / January 27, 2015 / ALGOLD RESOURCES LTD. (TSXV: ALG) (the "Corporation") today announced exciting results from the fourth quarter 2014 exploration program at its ...(1/27/2015 8:05:00 AM)
Oscars: 'Timbuktu' Selected as Mauritania's Foreign Film Entry
Director Abderrahmane Sissako's drama premiered at Cannes(1/8/2015 5:16:36 PM)
Mauritanian anti-slavery leader jailed over November protest
The losing candidate in Mauritania's presidential election was jailed for two years on Thursday along with two other people who had organised a march against slavery, their defence lawyer said. Biram Ould Abeid, a prominent anti-slavery activist who came second in last year's election, was arrested during a march in November. His arrest was criticised by human rights campaigners and the European ...(1/15/2015 12:10:06 PM)
Guantanamo detainee’s diary describes interrogation that made him break
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Dozens of detainees released in 2014, but goal of closing Guantanamo still far off New life in Uruguay for former Guantanamo detainees like ‘being born for the second time’ Read the full Senate report on CIA interrogation and the minority report in response JUDY WOODRUFF: When President Obama took office in January 2009, he signed an executive ...(1/26/2015 8:44:03 PM)
Source: Yahoo