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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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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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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Muslimah Media Watch

Friday Links | June 27, 2014

Last week a 20-year-old woman was gang-raped, killed and hanged from a tree in Pakistan's Punjab province.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Algold Announces Completion of Phase 1 of the RC Drilling Program in Mauritania

A total of 5,000 meters over 52 drill holes was achieved. The Phase 1 RC drilling was equally distributed between prospective areas on both the Kneivissat and Legouessi properties, however the KC-LSO dual prospects received over 3,000 meters, see Figure 1 as outlined below.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Reuters

Mauritania presidential election runner-up rejects results

A candidate who came second in Mauritania's June 21 presidential election on Tuesday rejected results announced by the national election commission, contending that fraud and irregularities marred the voting.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mauritania: Mauritanian President Abdel Aziz Re-Elected

Mauritania's incumbent leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has overwhelmingly won presidential election, garnering 81.89 percent of the votes, preliminary results show.According to the results published by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday, Abdel Aziz was firmly ahead of his rival, Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, who obtained 8.67 ... (more)

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News24

Mauritanian president vows to work for unity

Uganda has warned that US sanctions slapped on the country over its tough anti-gay laws would harm the "most vulnerable" in the country.

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