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Defeated Gambian Leader Ends Standoff and Boards a Flight Into Exile - New York Times;

Defeated Gambian Leader Ends Standoff and Boards a Flight Into Exile - New York Times

New York TimesDefeated Gambian Leader Ends Standoff and Boards a Flight Into ExileNew York TimesA ferry bringing back people who fled Gambia because of its political crisis arrived at the port in Banjul on Saturday. Credit Jerome Delay/Associated Press. BANJUL, Gambia — As a military band played, the defeated president of Gambia, who had set off ...and more »

Gambia's defeated leader cedes power, flees country - The Times of Israel;

Gambia's defeated leader cedes power, flees country - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelGambia's defeated leader cedes power, flees countryThe Times of IsraelFormer president Yaya Jammeh (C,up), the Gambia's leader for 22 years, waves from the plane as he leaves the country on 21 January 2017 in Banjul. (AFP PHOTO / STRINGER). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics.and more »

The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile in Equatorial Guinea amid rising tensions - ABC Online;

The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile in Equatorial Guinea amid rising tensions - ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile in Equatorial Guinea amid rising tensionsABC OnlineThe Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh has flown into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations to accept that he lost a December election to President Adama Barrow.and more »

Gambia's former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea - Reuters;

Gambia's former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea - Reuters

ReutersGambia's former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial GuineaReutersBANJUL Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations to accept that he lost a December election to President Adama Barrow, mediators said. His exit ...and more »

Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss - CNN;

Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss - CNN

CNNGambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election lossCNN(CNN) Gambia's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, has left the country after stepping down as president following tense negotiations amid the prospect of West African military intervention. He has arrived in Conakry, Guinea, according to a Gambia Civil ...and more »

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile - Telegraph.co.uk;

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exileTelegraph.co.ukGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile Saturday night, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional military intervention when he clung to power.and more »

President of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of Power - NPR;

President of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of Power - NPR

NPRPresident of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of PowerNPRAfter weeks of uncertainty and political tension, the longtime ruler of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has boarded a plane to fly into exile. On Dec. 1, Jammeh lost an election to Adama Barrow in a shocking upset. Initially, Jammeh accepted the result — then ...and more »

Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule - The Guardian;

Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule - The Guardian

The GuardianYahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of ruleThe GuardianSome people who fled The Gambia have returned, but many have chosen to stay away until Yahya Jammeh has gone. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP. The Gambia. Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule. Yahya Jammeh has flown out of ...and more »

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing election - BBC News;

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing election - BBC News

BBC NewsEx-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing electionBBC NewsGambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. He boarded a plane to Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea, regional group Ecowas says. Mr ...and more »

The final hours of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh - Deutsche Welle;

The final hours of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleThe final hours of Gambia's Yahya JammehDeutsche WelleThe protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul. Gambia Ex-Präsident Yahya Jammeh ...and more »

Gambian Longtime Leader Jammeh Leaves Capital on Guinea President's Plane - Wall Street Journal;

Gambian Longtime Leader Jammeh Leaves Capital on Guinea President's Plane - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalGambian Longtime Leader Jammeh Leaves Capital on Guinea President's PlaneWall Street JournalGambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down and leave the country. Mr. Jammeh, who ruled for 22 years, had refused to accept Adama Barrow's Dec. 1 election win. Photo: Reuters. By. Matina Stevis in Banjul, Gambia, and.and more »

Gambia's president agrees to step down, following threat of military intervention - Washington Post;

Gambia's president agrees to step down, following threat of military intervention - Washington Post

Washington PostGambia's president agrees to step down, following threat of military interventionWashington PostNAIROBI — After weeks of negotiations and facing the threat of a regional military intervention, Gambia's defeated president agreed to step down on Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the tiny West African country for 23 years and lost in an ...and more »

Gambia's defeated president finally agrees to step down - Washington Post;

Gambia's defeated president finally agrees to step down - Washington Post

Washington PostGambia's defeated president finally agrees to step downWashington PostNAIROBI — More than 22 years after taking power and a month after a shocking election defeat, Gambia's president agreed to step down Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh announced on state television in the tiny West African country he had ruled since ...and more »

Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh - Aljazeera.com;

Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comAdama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya JammehAljazeera.comAdama Barrow says he wants to 'get the facts together' regarding possible crimes of outgoing president Yahya Jammeh. 21 Jan 2017 19:07 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Well-wishers as Barrow (unseen) is driven after his ...and more »

AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commission - Minneapolis Star Tribune

AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commissionMinneapolis Star TribuneDAKAR, Senegal — Gambia's new president Adama Barrow said Saturday that he will launch a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the alleged human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year regime. In an interview with The Associated Press ...and more »

Gambia's dictator hangs on even as Senegal's army crosses the border - The Economist;

Gambia's dictator hangs on even as Senegal's army crosses the border - The Economist

The EconomistGambia's dictator hangs on even as Senegal's army crosses the borderThe EconomistDEPENDING on whom one speaks to, it was either an act of war or a map-reading error. When troops from neighbouring Senegal massed on the Gambian border this week—poised to force out Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh—reports emerged on ...and more »

Gambian activists urge justice as longtime leader steps down - Times of India;

Gambian activists urge justice as longtime leader steps down - Times of India

Times of IndiaGambian activists urge justice as longtime leader steps downTimes of IndiaBANJUL (GAMBIA): As Gambia's defeated authoritarian ruler prepares to leave the country, human rights activists demand that he be held accountable for alleged abuses. Yahya Jammeh announced early on Saturday he will cede power, after hours of ...and more »

Joint statement by HRVP Mogherini and Neven Mimica on the latest developments in The Gambia - EU News

Joint statement by HRVP Mogherini and Neven Mimica on the latest developments in The GambiaEU NewsToday the will of the Gambian people is being respected and the way for President Adama Barrow cleared. The positive and peaceful outcome of the post-electoral stalemate in The Gambia is the result of extraordinary regional and international ...and more »

Gambia's Jammeh says steps down after military pressure from neighbors - Arab News;

Gambia's Jammeh says steps down after military pressure from neighbors - Arab News

Arab NewsGambia's Jammeh says steps down after military pressure from neighborsArab NewsGambia's President Adama Barrow is seen in Dakar, Senegal, on Friday after a senior aide confirmed that Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has agreed to leave power. (REUTERS/Sophia Shadid). BANJUL: Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh said he ...and more »

Yahya Jammeh agrees to cede power after 22 years as Gambia's president - South China Morning Post;

Yahya Jammeh agrees to cede power after 22 years as Gambia's president - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostYahya Jammeh agrees to cede power after 22 years as Gambia's presidentSouth China Morning PostGambian leader Yahya Jammeh said on Saturday he would step down to keep peace in his country after 22 years in power, following last-chance talks with west African leaders before a military intervention. Jammeh, a mercurial figure who seized power in a ...and more »