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Cape Verde

Sixteen killed in remote Mozambique port attacks – reports

Gun battles between police and attackers in a remote northern Mozambican port killed 16 people, including two police officers, local media reported.

Maritime security Op Junction Rain 2017 concludes

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Senegalese Marines, Senegalese Navy, and Cabo Verde Coast Guard came together for a debriefing conference concluding Operation Junction Rain (OJR), the operational phase of the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP), on 15 September.

Guantanamo detainee released to Cabo Verde

The U.S. Defense Department on Sunday announced that a long-held inmate at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, had been transferred to the government of Cabo Verde.

Eleven shot dead in Cape Verde, including two Spanish citizens

Eleven men were shot dead in Cape Verde on Tuesday, including eight soldiers, a local civilian and two Spanish citizens, the minister of Internal Administration for the archipelago off the African coast said in a statement.

Cape Verde seizes 280 kg of cocaine from Brazilian fishing boat

Authorities in Cape Verde have seized 280 kilograms of cocaine in a bust in the Atlantic from a Brazil-registered fishing vessel as it prepared to transfer the drugs to a U.S.-flagged yacht, the Cape Verde judiciary police and coast guard said on Monday.
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