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Liberia mulls Sirleaf’s poll eligibility

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Liberia's Supreme Court is considering whether incumbent leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, her main rival and four other candidates are eligible to stand in...

Liberia suspends election campaign on eligibility row

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Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for the October 11 presidential election after a legal challenge to the right of President Ellen Johnson...

Liberian poll in October after voters reject delay

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Liberian voters rejected plans to move the presidential election to November, officials said on Wednesday, meaning the poll will take place on...

Liberian poll in October after voters reject delay

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Liberian voters rejected plans to move the presidential election to November, officials said on Wednesday, meaning the poll will take place on...

Liberians vote in referendum, an election dry run

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Liberians began voting in a referendum that will decide both the details for an election due later this year and measure the...

Liberia referendum to test readiness for main vote

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Liberia will hold a constitutional referendum to determine whether elections due in October will be pushed back, and the voting process itself...

Liberia referendum to test readiness for main vote

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Liberia will hold a constitutional referendum to determine whether elections due in October will be pushed back, and the voting process itself...

Liberia’s Sirleaf confident of winning new term

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Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf pledged to step up the fight against unemployment in her West African nation if re-elected later this year, saying...

Pirates release Greek tanker, all crew safe-manager

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Pirates released a Greek-owned, Liberia-flagged tanker they had seized 12.5 miles off the coast of Benin, and all the crew were safe,...

UN urged to boost Liberia-Ivory Coast border monitoring

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West African leaders urged the United Nations and regional grouping ECOWAS to step up monitoring of the Liberia-Ivory Coast border after signs...

IMF agrees Liberia debt relief, awaits World Bank

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Liberia is set to qualify for full debt relief after the International Monetary Fund said the West African country had completed the...

Eight accused of trying to make Liberia a drug hub

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A group of men accused of trying to set up a cocaine-smuggling route into Liberia from South America have been arrested in...

Liberia sees growth at 7 pct: minister

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Liberia's economy will grow 7 percent this year and it hopes for a recovery that will bring jobs and cash after foreign...

Curfew in north Liberia after religious clashes

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Liberia's government has imposed a curfew in the northern county of Lofa after religious clashes killed four people. The fighting near the Guinean...

Security, legal institutions development a challenge for Liberia: UN

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More than a decade after its civil war, Liberia is heading towards reconciliation but significant challenges remain in the development of its...

Liberia on track for HIPC debt relief this year: IMF

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Liberia is on track to clear much of its remaining $1.7 billion in foreign debt under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative...

Charles Taylor’s verdict by year’s end: prosecutor

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A verdict in the long war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor is not now expected until the end of...

UN confirms NGA ammo order

The United Nations has confirmed it has ordered about eight tons of ammunition from a Pretoria munitions maker, adding that all the...

SCSL faces financial constraints

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Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone resumed their cross-examination of former Liberian president Charles Taylor earlier this week. Taylor has...

Liberians react to temporary lifting of arms embargo

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The UN Security Council has lifted its arms embargo on Liberia for one year, primarily to allow its peacekeeping mission there to...

Pakistani veteran to become new UN military head in Liberia

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A Pakistani general who is a veteran of the United Nations quick reaction force in Somalia is set to become the next...