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News Topic - Guinea

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Guinea court jails protest leaders A court in Guinea's capital has sentenced five opposition and civic leaders to jail terms for urging demonstrations last week to protest the president's bid for a third term. The court on Tuesday sentenced Abdourahamane Sanoh, the leader of the National F
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Guinea jails protest leaders for up to 12 months A court in Guinea's capital Conakry on Tuesday handed down jail terms of up to a year against the leaders of opposition protests this month that have claimed around 10 lives. Abdourahamane Sanoh, coordinator of the National Front for the Defence of the Co
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Deadly protests in Guinea as Russia calls for change of rules to keep despot in power When police shot dead nine pro-democracy protesters in Guinea this week, Western embassies quietly shared their misgivings with the countrys president, Alpha Conde. International human rights groups were more unequivocal. Franois Patuel of Amnesty Interna
Yahoo! News | Oct 19, 2019 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mamadi Diakite named to Malone Award watch list UVA senior Mamadi Diakite (Conakry, Guinea) was one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2020 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.Augusta Free Press - Virginia News, Sports, Weather, Arts, Events, Politics
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Teenager Ansu Fati becomes next promising star in Spain MADRID (AP) A 16-year-old forward born in Guinea-Bissau has become the next promising soccer star in Spain.
Artesia News | Oct 17, 2019 2:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
Cyprus police pick up 21 migrants who crossed dividing line NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Cyprus police say they have rounded up 21 people believed to be migrants who crossed over from the breakaway north of the ethnically divided island nation. Police said the migrants hail from countries including Congo, Mali, Guinea, Ca
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Guinea government confirms nine people killed in political protests this week Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, the government said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Oct 16, 2019 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guinea opposition trial suspended as more protests erupt A Guinea court on Wednesday suspended the trial of eight opposition leaders accused of organising protests against President Alpha Conde, as fresh rioting broke out in the capital Conakry. The opposition says at least 10 people have died in three days of
Yahoo! News | Oct 16, 2019 9:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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At least seven protesters killed in Guinea protests this week - hospital staff At least seven protesters were killed by security forces in Guinea this week during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, hospital staff in the capital Conakry said.
Reuters | Oct 16, 2019 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend