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Mauritania calm after army says it has taken power

Mauritania’s capital was calm on Thursday as the country awaited announcements from a group of officers who say they have seized power to end more than two decades of “totalitarian” rule by the president. “Welcome to Mauritania, the dictator is gone,” said Ousmane Ba, 41, an insurance salesman, greeting a passenger crossing into Mauritania from Senegal by boat with a grin. Full Story

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