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News Topic - Senegal

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Gambia leader denounces female genital mutilation DAKAR, Senegal (AP) Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.
Journal Review | 19 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Lazio's Keita aims for Rio with Senegal Lazio's Spanish-born Keita Balde Diao says he wants to play for Senegal at the Rio Olympics if they can qualify from the African Under-23 Cup of Nations.
BBC News | Nov 25, 2015 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video: Road ending for Senegal's 'cars rapides' Senegal's cheap and convenient local buses are making their last journeys under a scheme to replace them with bigger - and much costlier - new models from Asia. David Pollard reports.
The Globe and Mail | Nov 24, 2015 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali Mourns After 19 Killed in Hotel Attack Mali began three days of mourning Monday for the victims of Friday's attack on a luxury hotel in its capital, Bamako, that killed 19 people. Neighboring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea are also observing mourning periods. Two gunmen were killed and Malian
Voice of America | Nov 23, 2015 10:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali and neighbours in mourning as siege hotel yields clues Mali Monday started three days of national mourning for the victims of the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako, with neighbouring Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea joining in a show of solidarity. The assault, whic
Yahoo! News | Nov 23, 2015 06:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Latest: Senegal president visits Mali attack site The Latest Senegal president visits Mali attack site, announces plans for security summit | Nov 23, 2015 01:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
American killed in Mali hotel attack was former Peace Corps volunteer When she was in her early 20s, Anita Datar spent two years in Africa, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. Datarwas in Mali Friday when gunmen seized a luxury hotel and killed at least 20 people. A 41-year-old international development worker fr
Baltimore Sun | Nov 21, 2015 5:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baltimore, Maryland
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Senegal considers ban on burqas because they are a 'security problem' More than 90 per cent of the population in Senegal is Muslim
The Independent | Nov 19, 2015 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senegal considers veil ban as Boko Haram fears escalate President says full-body veil poses security threats because it is often used by suicide bombers to conceal explosives.
Al Jazeera | Nov 19, 2015 10:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senegal debates banning burqa to stop terrorists disguised in Islamic dress Faced with the rise of Boko Haram in west Africa, Senegal is contemplating joining the Republic of the Congo, Chad, and Cameroon inoutlawing thetraditional garment worn by some Muslim women.
The Christian Science Monitor | Nov 19, 2015 05:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend