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Thomas Morfin

Thomas Morfin

    Ousted Mali leader hiding out in capital
    Ousted Mali leader hiding out in capital
    Mali's ousted leader Amadou Toumani Toure, whose whereabouts have been unknown since he was overthrown on March 22, has told Agence France-Presse...
    Mali junta's new Constitution sets out elections
    Mali junta's new Constitution sets out elections
    Mali's junta on Tuesday announced a new Constitution that rules its members out of upcoming elections, seeking to show it will not cling to power...
    Coup clique finds friends are few as Mali unites against junta
    Coup clique finds friends are few as Mali unites against junta
    Leaders of the coup in Mali faced increasing pressure on Monday as Malian lawmakers and opposition figures joined forces to call for them to go and...
    Pope celebrates giant mass in voodoo heartland
    Pope celebrates giant mass in voodoo heartland
    Pope Benedict XVI celebrated mass at a stadium hosting tens of thousands on Sunday in Benin, wrapping up a visit that saw him sign off on a grand...
    Gbagbo says he's open to talks, asks rivals to disarm
    Gbagbo says he's open to talks, asks rivals to disarm
    Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo said he was open to talks with his rival Alassane Ouattara as violence escalated in a deadly post-election...
    Rival forces face-off in Abidjan's tense Abobo district
    Rival forces face-off in Abidjan's tense Abobo district
    At the top of a tarred road in this tense Abidjan district, forces loyal to internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara man a roadblock....
    Isolated Gbagbo courts defiant Côte d'Ivoire rivals
    Isolated Gbagbo courts defiant Côte d'Ivoire rivals
    Laurent Gbagbo wants to "sit down and talk" with his internationally backed rival for power in Côte d'Ivoire , reports said on Friday, as he...
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo isolated as rivals court military
    Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo isolated as rivals court military
    Laurent Gbagbo on Friday faced growing isolation and pressure to quit power in Côte d'Ivoire after disputed polls, with world powers freezing him...
    Run-off looms in Côte d'Ivoire election
    Run-off looms in Côte d'Ivoire election
    A second-round run-off looms in the Côte d'Ivoire presidential elections after the incumbent, Laurent Gbagbo, took a narrow lead over his chief...
    Côte d'Ivoire faces mounting election pressure
    Côte d'Ivoire faces mounting election pressure
    The international community is upping the pressure on the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire to hold a presidential election and end a...