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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)
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)
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)
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)
Mauritania Calls For Access To Vaccines To Fight Ebola Crisis In West Africa
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Mauritania on Wednesday called on the world to work harder to provide vaccines to fight and prevent the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa, saying that "The sudden outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa constitutes a major challenge."(9/24/2014 7:21:21 PM)
Soccer-Martins named as coach of Mauritania
Oct 8 (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 ...(10/8/2014 6:38:36 AM)
NYFF review: The beautiful and haunting "Timbuktu"
From Mauritania comes a searing story of an African desert city's way of life transformed by invading Islamic jihadists(10/2/2014 2:23:09 PM)
Milo in line for Mauritania job
Former Ghana trainer Milovan Rajevac is in line for the vacant head coach job for Mauritania. Information gathered by GNA Sports indicates that the Serbian has been included in a shortlist of four to coach the Mauritania national team.(9/24/2014 9:16:41 PM)
Football - Martins named as coach of Mauritania
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(10/8/2014 6:38:36 AM)
Source: Yahoo