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  1. Russia speaks on EU mediated Kosovo dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | B92

    ... said. After his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Union of the Comoros Mohamed El-Amine Souef - who was in Belgrade on Thursday - Lavrov stressed that Russia welcomed that country's decision to ...

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  2. Pristina reacts to recognition withdrawal: Not trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | B92

    A Kosovo foreign minister's adviser says there is "nothing true" in the news that the Comoros has withdrawn its recognition of Kosovo. "No, there is nothing true about this news," Jetlir Ziberaj said in a brief statement for Pristina-based website lajmi.net, cited on Wednesday by Tanjug.

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  3. 'Kosovo leaders already in Interpol - on arrest warrants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | B92

    ... wait for the vote (at the Interpol General Assembly)." The minister stressed that, "for example," the Union of the Comoros - the 10th country to revoke its recognition of Kosovo - will not support Kosovo - "even though they are on their (Pristina's) ...

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  4. Confirmed: 10th country revokes recognition of KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | B92

    Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic announced on Wednesday that he expected another country to withdraw its recognition of Kosovo. B92 later learned, and it has in the meantime been confirmed, that recognition of the unilaterally proclaimed independence of Kosovo has been withdrawn by the Union of the Comoros - a small island state in the Indian Ocean that recognized Kosovo in 20009.

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  5. Gratitude to Comoros for supporting Serbia's integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | B92

    Prime Minister Ana Brnabic spoke on Wednesday in Belgrade with Foreign Minister of the Union of the Comoros Mohamed El-Amine Souef. Brnabic expressed deep gratitude to the Union of the Comoros for support to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia, demonstrated by that country's decision to withdraw recognition of the unilaterally declared independence of Kosovo.

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  6. .com | Comoros island governor arrested after rebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | News24

    The governor of the Comoros island of Anjouan has been arrested for alleged involvement in last week's anti-government uprising when troops clashed with armed rebels for several days, sources said on Friday. Abdou Salami Abdou faces charges of "undermining national unity, participation in an insurrection movement, complicity in murder rebellion," according to court papers.

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  7. .com | Comoros island inches back to life after uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | News24

    Residents on the Comoros island of Anjouan slowly returned to their daily lives on Sunday after a six-day siege in the old quarter of Mutsamudu city where soldiers had fought with rebels down narrow lanes. The island's governor Abdou Salami Abdou, a member of the opposition Juwa party, surrendered to the police, and rejected any "link whatsoever with the rebels".

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  8. .com | Comoros opposition sign government deal after clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | News24

    A vehicle of the Comoros Gendarmerie patrols the deserted streets of Mutsamudu, the capital of the Comoros archipelago island of Anjouan. The Comoros government and main opposition on Friday signed a deal that could end the latest bout of instability to rock the Indian Ocean nation after violence flared on Anjouan island.

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  9. .com | Violence eases on troubled Comoros islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | News24

    ... for 11 more years. Assoumani won a referendum in July allowing him to scrap the rotation of the presidency between Comoros' three main islands after one term, disadvantaging opposition-leaning Anjouan which was next in line. Anjouan's main city ...

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  10. Comoros authorities sign pact to end standoff on islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Five days of clashes between protesters and police in Comoros' Anjouan island have subsided after the national government, local authorities and the Anjouan capital Mutsamudu signed an accord aimed at ending the violence, officials said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: President Azali Assoumani of Comoros waits to address the 71st United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 23, 2016.

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  11. .com | Gunfire in Comoros as govt tightens crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | News24

    Residents of Comoros Island Anjouan main city Mutsamudu stand by a crossroad in the neighbourhood of Chitangani in Anjouan, Comoros. Comoros security forces intensified their crackdown against anti-government rebels on the island of Anjouan on Thursday, with witnesses reporting heavy gunfire on the fourth day of clashes.

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  12. Street Clashes in Comoros Over Presidential Term ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Voice of America

    Comoros' President Azali Assoumani arrives at a polling station to cast his ballot during a constitutional referendum, July 30, 2018, outside Moroni capital of the Comoros archipelago off Africa's east coast. Protesters barricaded roads with tree trunks and clashed with soldiers in Comoros Monday as they demonstrated against President Azali Assoumani's attempt to extend term limits.

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  13. Comoros' embattled opposition facing crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    Comoros' President Azali Assoumani speaks during the General Debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York on September 27, 2018. AFP PHOTO The creation of a single five-year presidential term, required to rotate between candidates from each of the islands from the 2000s, helped stabilise the country.

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  14. .com | Deputy army chief held in Comoros over anti-regime plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | News24

    ... against the state. But a day before the hearing, Hassani - who had denounced the reforms as likely to plunge Comoros into a deep political crisis - had flown abroad, with the court charging him in absentia and issuing an international warrant for ...

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  15. Comoros ex-president says innocent of charges against him on passports schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former Comoros president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi rejects charges of corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell his country's passports and will prove his innocence, his lawyer said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Comoros President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi speaks during the Millennium Development Goals Summit at the United Nations headquarters in New York September 20, 2010.

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  16. Ex-Comoros president charged in passport sale scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... -- boycotted by the opposition -- in which 92.43 percent of those who did vote supported the changes. Former Comoros president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has been detained and charged in connection with misappropriating funds linked to a vast passport ...

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  17. Ex-Comoros president charged with graft in connection to passports schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ex-Comoros president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi has been formally charged with corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell his country's passports, according to the prosecutor and court documents. FILE PHOTO: Comoran President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi delivers his address during prayers for passengers in the missing Yemenia A310-300 plane and marking the country's 34th independence anniversary in Moroni July 6, 2009.

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  18. Prithvi Fine Art & Cultural Centre Launched Sangeeta Gupta's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The book was unveiled by eminent Kashmiri, Mr. K. L. Ganju (Consul General (Hony.) of the Republic of Union of the Comoros and Member of the (Hony). He is also Consular Corps Diplomatique - India, Director - F. I. C. A. C (AISBL), World Federation ...

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  19. .com | Comoros prosecutor accuses arrested opponents of planning a coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | News24

    Authorities in the Comoros on Tuesday accused eight people, arrested last week following a controversial referendum boycotted by the opposition, of trying to organise a coup. Prosecutor Mohamed Abdoua said the group had wanted to commit "a terrorist act" and plans to "target" specific people, including the interior minister, the finance minister and the head of the army were discovered during police searches.

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  20. Comoros prosecutor accuses arrested opponents of planning a coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... in 2002, stepping down in 2006 to hand over power democratically to Ahmed Abdallah Sambi. Authorities in the Comoros on Tuesday accused eight people, arrested last week following a controversial referendum boycotted by the opposition, of trying to ...

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