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Thibauld Malterre

Thibauld Malterre

    Mali elections 'marred by multiple votes'
    Mali elections 'marred by multiple votes'
    Figures for Sunday's ballot announced on live television showed former prime minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in the lead with 39.2% of the...
    Votes tallied as Senegal incumbent seeks third term
    Votes tallied as Senegal incumbent seeks third term
    Senegal tallied results on Monday in an election in which incumbent Abdoulaye Wade, who is seeking to extend his rule with a disputed third term,...
    No relief in sight for war-ravaged Afghanistan
    No relief in sight for war-ravaged Afghanistan
    Afghanistan won commitments of additional aid and more troops from the international community in 2008, but a deadly Taliban insurgency, rampant...
    Witness claims Saddam 'victims' are alive
    Witness claims Saddam 'victims' are alive
    A defence witness in Saddam Hussein's trial over the killings of Iraqi Shi'ite villagers claimed many of those allegedly executed were still alive...
    'Hanging judge' defended at Saddam trial
    'Hanging judge' defended at Saddam trial
    The trial of deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and seven co-defendants for crimes against humanity heard testimony on Monday on behalf of the...
    Saddam trial resumes with defence testimony
    Saddam trial resumes with defence testimony
    The trial of deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and seven co-defendants was expected to resume on Monday with further defence testimony seeking to...
    Former Iraqi deputy leader testifies in Saddam trial
    Former Iraqi deputy leader testifies in Saddam trial
    Former Iraqi deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz took the witness stand on Wednesday to defend Saddam Hussein and his associates in a case involving...