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Soldiers roll back the red carpet near a parked Gambian Presidential aircraft on the tarmac of Banjul's airport Friday Jan. 20, 2016. The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania have arrived in Gambia's capital in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power to Adama Barrow who was sworn in as Gambian President Thursday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power, leaveGambia's defeated leader announces he has decided to relinquish power, after regional pressure
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A Senegal soldier patrols at the Gambia border with Senegal in the town of Karang, Senegal, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African officials said. (AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui)
The Latest: Defeated Gambia leader says relinquishing powerThe Latest: Defeated Gambia leader says he has decided to relinquish power
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish powerGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish power
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Jammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official saysJammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official says
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Gambia's chief of defense forces pledges support, allegiance to new presidentGambia's chief of defense forces pledges support, allegiance to new president
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Boko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria's air forceBoko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria earlier this week; toll in bombing as high as 170
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Group: 11 killed at Nigeria pro-Trump rally; police deny itNigeria separatist group says 11 killed at pro-Trump rally; police deny any deaths
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. As regional leaders flew in for last-ditch negotiations and a regional military force was poised to swoop in and force him out, Jammeh remained Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at his official residence.  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Who is defeated Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh?Who is defeated Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh, and why does he refuse to step down
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Call for Nigeria military chief to stop intimidating pressJournalism group calls for Nigeria military chief to stop intimidating press
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Defeated Gambian leader ordered to cede power by midday Friday or be forced out by regional troops already in countryDefeated Gambian leader ordered to cede power by midday Friday or be forced out by regional troops already in country
The Associated Press23 hours ago
A Gambian soldier smiles as people cheer in Serrekunda, Gambia, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017, after watching Adama Barrow be sworn in as Gambian President on a television broadcast from the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Former President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired on Thursday after he lost elections in December, prompting Senegalese troops to enter the country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Regional troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to goRegional troops charged into neighboring Gambia to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of stepping down
The Associated Press1 day ago
French military: Death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77The death toll in a suicide attack on a Mali army camp in the African country's north has risen to 77, a French military spokesman said Thursday
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Senegal army spokesman says troops have entered Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to step downSenegal army spokesman says troops have entered Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to step down
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Images show Nigeria bombed refugee camp multiple timesSatellite images show Nigeria military bombed refugee camp multiple times: Human Rights Watch
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Saturday Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Gambian President elect Adama Barrow sits for an interview with the Associated Press at his residence in Yundum, Gambia.  Barrow waits to take up the reins of power, as Gambian President Yahya Jammeh clings to power Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017, after more than two decades governing the west African country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
A tale of 2 inaugurations: Trump vs. Gambia's chaosA tale of 2 inaugurations: Trump vs. Gambia's chaos
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