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African Union Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ to Undemocratic Change

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — The African Union insisted Sunday it had a “zero tolerance” policy toward unconstitutional change as it maintained its suspension of four military-ruled countries. The Sahel states of Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Mali, as well as Sudan, were sanctioned by the Pan-African body after coups in recent years, but the AU said Sunday it was ready to help […]

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Mali Expels UN Mission’s Human Rights Chief

The Malian government said the decision was due to the UN mission chief’s choice of civil society witnesses for UN Security Council briefings. The Malian interim government says the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission’s human rights division has been asked to leave the country within 48 hours after being declared persona non grata. In a statement on Sunday, […]