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Guinea land clash leaves 60 wounded, witness says

A witness says soldiers have clashed with villagers in southern Guinea over an apparent land dispute in the West African nation. Witness Jean Kolie says 60 people were wounded in the clash that erupted last week when residents refused to … Continue reading

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France: Police arrest 24 in Paris demonsttation; against president Condé

Paris, France – Police on Thursday afternoon arrested 24 people who took part in a protest demonstration in Paris against the three-day official visit made by Guinean president Alpha Condé to France, police sources told PANA in the French capital. … Continue reading

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Strike hits RUSAL Guinea plant, says not affected

CONAKRY, March 22 (Reuters) – A group of contracted workers downed tools at RUSAL’s 640,000-tonne-a-year Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea on Tuesday, a trade unionist and employees said, but the company said production was unaffected. The workers, employed by contracted … Continue reading

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3 army recruits killed in protest against non-payment in Guinea: witness

A group of new army recruits in a southeastern town in Guinea staged a protest against non-payment and confronted with some soldiers, leaving three people dead, a witness reported on Wednesday. The clash occurred on Tuesday in Kissidougou, 600 km … Continue reading

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Dozens hurt during clashes in Guinea

January 19 Conakry – Angry youths trashed police offices and clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, leaving dozens of people wounded after an injured high school student died of alleged negligence, police and witnesses said. Students in the … Continue reading

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