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1 hr ago | NewscastMedia.com

UN's Ban Ki-moon alarmed by military coup in Lesotho

Newscast Media WASHINGTON-The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern over the military coup in the South African nation of Lesotho, calling on all parties to resolve their differences.

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5 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Military action leaves Lesotho in power vacuum

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

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8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Military action leaves Lesotho power vacuum

Lightning strikes near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay on Saturday before the Gators' season opener against Idaho.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Republic

Lesotho prime minister in S. Africa for safety

Lesotho's prime minister fled to South Africa in fear for his safety and will now meet with leaders of the region there to seek peace, he said Sunday.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Lesotho leaders to meet South African president

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans.

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Daily Mail

Prime Minister of tiny mountain kingdom Lesotho flees to South Africa after 'coup'

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Mail & Guardian

Lesotho attempted coup: 'There is still a lot of danger' - minister

Thesele Maseribane has accused the deputy prime minister of involvement in the move to seize power, after an attempted coup in the landlocked country.

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Big News Network.com

Lesotho Prime Minister Asks Regional Block to Help Restore Order

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Time

Resident: Lesotho Military Occupies Police Station

The military in Lesotho has occupied police stations and surrounded some government buildings in the capital of the mountainous country and are moving to other districts, a security guard at the U.S. Embassy said Saturday.

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WHAS11

Resident: Lesotho military occupies police station

A security guard in the capital of Lesotho says the military has occupied police stations there and are moving to other districts.

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ABS-CBN News

Gunfire heard in Lesotho, diplomats report apparent coup attempt

Military units in Lesotho surrounded government and police buildings and gunfire was heard in the small mountainous southern African kingdom on Saturday, in what diplomats said appeared to be an attempted coup.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Rebooting Shifty Records's mighty rebel yell

Thirty years later, a project aimed at preserving this vital canon of work will culminate in a series of exhibitions and concerts.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

TrekEarth

African Roads

I just couldn't help sharing this. In the so called developed world it is pretty much considered a fact that the road quality in Africa is far below western standard.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

"a we have resolved misunderstanding"

MASERU The Basotho National Party executive committee has reassured its membership and the general public that they were not ruptured, and remained united to advance the interests of the party that led Lesotho to independence.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Iol.co.za

Lesotho defends Guptas' diplomatic status

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has strongly defended his decision to issue diplomatic passports to members of the Gupta family and rejected opposition demands to withdraw them.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

TrekEarth

Basotho Rondavel

There were 74 photos from Lesotho on TE. Now there are 75. I will try to share a few more from my 3 days journey through the country.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Women add the wow element to life'

Saturday night saw glitz and glamour at Maseru Sun where guests of the Elegant Dinner Ball were dressed to the nines.

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In-depth Africa

Maseru celebrates India's independence

The High Commission of India resident in Pretoria concurrently accredited to the Kingdom of Lesotho joined the rest of the world in celebrating India's 68th independence.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

LMPS mum on bombs report

MASERU Six months after bomb attacks rocked Maseru early this year, the Lesotho Mounted Police Services is silent on the completion of a forensic report by their South African counterparts.

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