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World - Africa
2/15/2022 3:35:19 PM
EU leaders meet their counterparts from Africa on Thursday for a two-day summit that seeks to reboot ties through a pledge of major investment in the face of competition from China and Russia.

World - Region
2/8/2022 9:03:40 PM
The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss last month's coup in Burkina Faso but failed to agree on a joint statement on the junta's takeover, diplomats said.

World - Africa
2/4/2022 3:11:08 PM
West Africa bloc ECOWAS has announced it will send a "stabilizing support force" to Guinea-Bissau, where an attempted putsch this week claimed 11 lives.

World - Region
2/1/2022 9:46:45 PM
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Tuesday attacked what it called an "attempted coup" in the state of Guinea-Bissau, where journalists earlier reported gunfire around the seat of government in the capital Bissau.

World - Africa
2/1/2022 6:34:13 PM
Burkina Faso's new military junta held talks Tuesday with the Sahel country's political party chiefs, many of whom said they were keen to join a planned transition back to democracy.

World - Africa
1/31/2022 8:13:47 PM
Burkina Faso's military junta said Monday it had restored the constitution a week after taking power and appointed the coup's leader as head of state for a transitional period.

World - Africa
1/26/2022 10:36:31 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted president, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, "is physically well" and is being held by the army in a villa, a source in his party said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
1/24/2022 6:26:11 PM
African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat on Monday condemned an "attempted coup" in Burkina Faso after the country's president was reportedly detained following a mutiny by soldiers.

World - Africa
1/12/2022 11:14:04 PM
Mali's army-dominated government on Wednesday condemned what it called a "clear breach" of its airspace by a French military aircraft this week, warning of potential consequences should such practices continue.

World - Africa
1/11/2022 9:53:13 PM
Pressure on Mali's ruling junta increased Tuesday as France and the United States underlined their support for the West African bloc ECOWAS, which has slapped sanctions on the country over delayed elections following two coups.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:55:43 PM
Mali's strongman summoned his cabinet Monday for an extraordinary meeting after the West African bloc ECOWAS imposed stringent sanctions on the fragile Sahel country over delayed elections.

World - Region
1/9/2022 6:32:41 PM
West African leaders were expected to agree on a response to Mali's crisis on Sunday despite the military's eleventh-hour timetable to restore civilian rule, after a transition of up to five years was rejected.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 11:01:40 PM
A major coalition of Malian political parties on Sunday rejected the military-dominated government's plan for a transition lasting up to five years before the country returns to democratic rule.

World - Africa
12/31/2021 1:18:11 AM
Mali's military-dominated government on Thursday suggested that the poor Sahel country might take five years to return to democratic rule after holding a four-day "reform conference".

World - Africa
12/27/2021 5:12:20 PM
Mali's military-dominated government on Monday launched a four-day national forum on returning the country to civilian rule following the country's August 2020 military takeover.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 4:16:30 PM
The head of Mali's military-dominated government on Sunday promised west Africa's regional bloc he would provide it with an election timetable by January 2022.

World - Africa
11/8/2021 2:19:03 PM
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Sunday announced sanctions including travel bans and assets freezes against individual members of the military junta ruling Mali since an August 2020 military takeover.

World - Africa
9/16/2021 5:38:45 PM
The 15-member regional ECOWAS group already suspended Guinea after Conde's ouster on September 5 by a special forces commander who captured the president and declared a political transition

World - Africa
9/7/2021 2:43:36 PM
West Africa's economic bloc ECOWAS will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday to discuss the crisis in Guinea, where troops have arrested President Alpha Conde and declared a political transition

World - Africa
9/6/2021 6:46:16 PM
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the European Union, the AU and ECOWAS all condemned the coup in Guinea on Sunday and demanded that the rebels release Conde

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