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Friday Jul 18 | The English Blog

Cartoon: UK Heatwave

BACKGROUND Yesterday was the hottest day of the year with 29.1C recorded in London.The super-warm air is expected to hover over Britain until tomorrow.Southern areas will be hotter than Nouakchott, Mauritania, on the western edge of the Sahara, which saw 28C yesterday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mauritania: World Bank Reviews Mauritania Economic Progress

World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director Bertrand Badr wrapped up a three-day visit to Mauritania Tuesday , during which he attended a series of meetings with government officials and private-sector business figures.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Mauritanian Envoy Meets Jammeh

A special envoy of the president of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Thursday afternoon met with the Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh at State House in Banjul.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

In-depth Africa

Africa's New Nelson Mandela?

While the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls into slavery by the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, received abundant media coverage, and deservedly so, the mainstream media regrettably failed to bestow similar attention on an equally newsworthy and globally important anti-slavery story occurring simultaneously nearby in Mauritania.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Africa, World News, Activism

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Mauritania's highest court confirms election win for Abdel Aziz

Mauritania's highest court on Sunday confirmed the victory of incumbent leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in presidential polls, and rejected an appeal calling for the results to be annulled.

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