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    17-Dec-2014 to 16:32

    Mauritania: No torture meted out on IRA detainees - OHCHR

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritania-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has claimed that no torture or ill-treatment has been meted out on members of the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) who were arrested and detained since 11 November.

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    16-Dec-2014 to 19:35

    Mauritania trade union wants CIA links clarified

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The General Confederation of Mauritania Workers (CGTM) has demanded the government to clarify its alleged cooperation with the CIA over the presence of secret prisons in the country.

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    07-Dec-2014 to 12:27

    Mauritania introduces new diarrhea vaccine

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has introduced to the National Routine Vaccination Program (PEV) the Rotarix vaccine, an antidote against Rotavirus diarrhea, medical source in Nouakchott disclosed.

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    01-Dec-2014 to 20:14

    Mauritania secures $34m agric loan from Riyadh

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania is the beneficiary of a $34 million loan from Saudi Arabia to shore up its farming sector, APA can report on Monday.

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    27-Nov-2014 to 19:09

    US envoy hails Mauritania’s role in the region

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania plays a “very important” role in the region, the United States Under Secretary of State for African Affairs, Bisa Williamssaid on Thursday in Nouakchott at the end of a meeting with Mauritanian leader, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 20:11

    Mauritania to open milk complex in Boghé

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government had announced plans to set up an industrial milk complex in Boghé (320 km south of Nouakchott) near the Senegal River.

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    11-Nov-2014 to 16:29

    Mauritania’s anti-slavery politician arrested

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Chairman of the abolitionism of slavery movement in Mauritania (IRA), Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid has been arrested, security sources confirmed on Tuesday.

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