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White House denounces Gambia 'rights abuses'
White House denounces Gambia 'rights abuses'

The White House denounced human rights violations in Gambia, calling on the government to allow UN experts into the country and revoke laws discriminating.

White House denounces Gambia 'rights abuses'
Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations
Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations

The Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials told AFP.

Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations
Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh. ©Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
US denies plotting against Gambia leaders

The United States refuted Thursday what it said were "baseless accusations" that it was plotting against the government of the tiny west African nation of Gambia.

US denies plotting against Gambia leaders
Gambia pulls out of Commonwealth
Gambia pulls out of Commonwealth

The Gambian government announced Wednesday that the former British colony is pulling out of the Commonwealth with immediate effect, saying it would "never be a member of any neo-colonial institution".

Gambia pulls out of Commonwealth
Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh. ©REUTERS/Carlos Garcia
Gambia to ban rice imports from 2016: president

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said Sunday the west African country would ban rice imports from 2016, in a bid to boost demand for local produce and move towards self sufficiency.

Gambia to ban rice imports from 2016: president
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Execution-free world getting closer: Amnesty

The use of the death penalty is broadly diminishing around the world although a handful of countries that had not used capital punishment for several years resumed executions in 2012.

Execution-free world getting closer: Amnesty
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh. ©REUTERS
Gambians stage anti-EU demonstration

Thousands of Gambians Friday marched in the capital, Banjul to show solidarity with President Yahya Jammeh in his row with the European Union.

Gambians stage anti-EU demonstration
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