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Liberian president urges rapid African nod on Taylor handover

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf called for a rapid, collective African decision to secure the handover of her exiled predecessor Charles Taylor to a UN-backed court. She spoke to reporters after briefing the UN Security Council on developments in her country. Both she and her Nigerian counterpart Olusegun Obasanjo announced Friday separately that talks had begun with regional bodies to arrange for Taylor’s return to Liberia. Full Story

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