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Former coup leader Assoumani elected Comoros president

Moroni - Former coup leader Azali Assoumani was narrowly elected president of the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros, according to official results released Friday, after a tense wait for ballots to be counted.

Comoros votes in tense presidential run-off election

Moroni - The island nation of Comoros voted Sunday in a tense three-way presidential run-off election featuring the current vice president and a former coup leader who ruled the country for seven years.

Two-way showdown in Comoros presidential election

Moroni - Voters were heading to the polls in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros on Sunday in a likely face-off between the current vice president and a former coup leader who ruled the country for seven years.

Crowded field competes in Comoros presidential vote

Moroni - Voters in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros cast their ballots for a new president Sunday from a crowded field of 25 candidates, with a struggling economy and poor infrastructure high on the agenda.

France charges Yemen airline over deadly 2009 crash

Moroni - France has charged Yemenia Airways with manslaughter over a 2009 crash off the Comoros islands in which 152 people were killed, sources said Wednesday.

South Africa to join fight against Somali piracy

Cape Town - The South African government has admitted that piracy is an immediate threat to the country and the region, something it has refrained from stating publicly before.

Op-Ed: The Ivory Coast and the end of French colonialist connivance

France’s reputation for influence-peddling and widespread corruption in Africa is nobody’s secret, but Nicolas Sarkozy's reactions to the current electoral deadlock in the Ivory Coast indicate that France's shadowy African era may be coming to an end.

Poll: Arab League countries' views of U.S. leadership improved

Gallup polls conducted during 2009 show that among Arab League countries, the opinion of United States leadership has improved over the last year.

Homophobia and its impact on AIDS rates in Africa

In the newest HIV/AIDS study conducted by various researchers from Oxford University, the Population Council of Ghana and the Kenya Medical Research, they found how men who have sex with men have no safe access to relevant HIV/AIDS information.

Comorans Remember Airline Crash Victims On Independence Day

Comorans spent the country’s independence day, June 6, in mourning for the 152 people who died in a Yemenia airliner crash off the coast last week. There was only one survivor of the crash, a 12-year-old girl.

First Black Box Signal Received From Crashed Yemenia Airliner

A signal has been received from the missing flight data recorders of the Airbus airliner that crashed off the Indian Ocean islands of the Comores. The Yemenia airlines plane crashed into the sea just short of the main island last week.

Update: Five-Year-Old Survives Yemenia Airliner Crash

A five-year-old boy has survived the crash of a Yemenia Airbus A 310-300 just off the coast of the Comores Islands’ capital, Moroni. The airliner was reported to be carrying 153 people when it crashed.

Yemenai crash: Survivors said to have been found

Breaking news reports in the French press say that a young child and a girl of 14 have been found alive after the crash of Yemenai Flight IY626, which crashed into the Indian Ocean near the archipelago of Comoros,

Yemeni airbus with 153 on board, plunges into the Indian ocean

MORONI – A passenger plane carrying 153 people on board has crashed into the fitful waters in the center of the Indian Ocean.

Extinct Plant Found in South Africa

Remember the story of Lazarus, who was raised from the dead? Well, biologists have created a Lazarus category for creatures that were thought to be extinct, but aren’t.

Google launches special sites and services for the Olympics

Google has added multiple sites and services to its various properties for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The company gives the latest updates and information that can be accessed worldwide.

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