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    24-Jun-2019 to 12:15

    Mauritania’s opposition rejects election results

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s opposition candidates in Saturday’s presidential election have refused to accept the provisional results announced on Monday by the National and Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), threatening a demonstration.

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    14-Jun-2019 to 13:56

    Mauritania condemns attack on Saudi airport

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The government of Mauritania, in a statement copied to APA on Friday, strongly condemned the attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, causing the injury of 26 civilians of different nationalities, including three women and two children.

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    13-Jun-2019 to 15:54

    Mauritanian presidential contender promises to recruit 6,000 teachers

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ghazouani, one of the candidate for the June 22 presidential election in Mauritania has promised to recruit 6,000 teachers and build 3,500 classrooms across the country if elected into office.

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    07-Jun-2019 to 19:20

    Presidential election campaign kicks off in Mauritania

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Election campaign for Mauritania's June 22 presidential election kicked off on Friday, June 7 at midnight, in accordance with the country’s election laws.

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    22-May-2019 to 18:17

    Illegal migrants arrested in northern Mauritania

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Nine illegal migrants from sub-Saharan African countries were arrested by the Mauritanian coast guards on Monday night off Nouadhibou, security sources revealed.

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    21-May-2019 to 13:30

    Mauritania’s opposition expresses concerns over electoral process

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Electoral Alliance of the Democratic Opposition in Mauritania (AEOD), which includes four of the six candidates in the presidential election on 22 June, has accused the current regime of “continuing to systematically tampering with electoral process.”

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    16-May-2019 to 14:10

    UN envoy extols Mauritania’s national security

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania is an example to follow in terms of stability, in a region dealing with major security challenges, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for Africa and the Sahel region (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas said on Wednesday in Nouakchott.

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