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Gabon's disputed election plunges it into 'deep crisis' - euronews;

Gabon's disputed election plunges it into 'deep crisis' - euronews

euronewsGabon's disputed election plunges it into 'deep crisis'euronewsRiots have erupted in Gabon's capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country's disputed presidential election. Demonstrators clashed with police and part of the parliament building was set on fire. Ali Bongo's landed a second, seven year term in a ...and more »

Gabon's Ali Bongo slams protests after re-election - FRANCE 24;

Gabon's Ali Bongo slams protests after re-election - FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24Gabon's Ali Bongo slams protests after re-electionFRANCE 24Gabon's embattled President Ali Bongo on Thursday called the protests against his reelection, which sparked deadly riots in the capital, Libreville, an attack on democracy. He has rejected the opposition's calls to step down. • Riots broke out in ...and more »

1000 arrested in Gabon post-election violence - eNCA;

1000 arrested in Gabon post-election violence - eNCA

eNCA1000 arrested in Gabon post-election violenceeNCAA supporter of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping prays in front of security forces blocking a demonstration trying to reach the electoral commission in Libreville on 31 August 2016 as another protester lies on the ground in distress. Photo: MARCO ...and more »

Gabon violence: More than 1000 arrested after disputed election - BBC News;

Gabon violence: More than 1000 arrested after disputed election - BBC News

BBC NewsGabon violence: More than 1000 arrested after disputed electionBBC NewsSecurity forces in Gabon have arrested more than 1,000 people during a second day of violence following disputed presidential elections. Three people were killed in clashes in the capital, Libreville. Protests began after the announcement that ...and more »

Over 1000 Arrested in Gabon Post-election Violence - Voice of America;

Over 1000 Arrested in Gabon Post-election Violence - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaOver 1000 Arrested in Gabon Post-election ViolenceVoice of AmericaGabon's interior minister says more than 1,000 people have been arrested since the capital erupted in violence Wednesday, after officials announced the re-election of President Ali Bongo. Thursday, police patrolled the streets of Libreville, after a ...and more »

Hundreds detained, 3 dead in Gabon election protests - Washington Post;

Hundreds detained, 3 dead in Gabon election protests - Washington Post

Washington PostHundreds detained, 3 dead in Gabon election protestsWashington PostLIBREVILLE, Gabon — Gabon's newly reelected president sought to assert authority Thursday as the presidential guard attacked his rival's party headquarters overnight amid fiery protests. At least three people have been killed, hundreds detained and ...and more »

Deadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election Fraud - NPR;

Deadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election Fraud - NPR

NPRDeadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election FraudNPRIn the capital of Gabon, Libreville, hundreds of people have been arrested and at least three people have died amid protests after the sitting president was declared the winner of last weekend's disputed election. President Ali Bongo Ondimba received ...and more »

More than 1000 held in Gabon's post-poll unrest - Gulf Times;

More than 1000 held in Gabon's post-poll unrest - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesMore than 1000 held in Gabon's post-poll unrestGulf TimesThree people were killed and up to 1,100 were arrested in Gabon yesterday, the government said, in a second day of rioting over the announcement of President Ali Bongo's re-election and his main rival's accusation that the vote was rigged. Opposition ...and more »

Gabon's Bongo stands firm after riots greet his re-election - Daily Mail;

Gabon's Bongo stands firm after riots greet his re-election - Daily Mail

Daily MailGabon's Bongo stands firm after riots greet his re-electionDaily MailPresident Ali Bongo of Gabon poured scorn Thursday on opposition supporters who rioted overnight after he was declared the winner of a weekend election his main rival said was rigged. Three people were killed in the unrest and around 1,000 arrested ...and more »

Gabon: Parliament set on fire, more than 1000 arrested as disputed elections spark violent protests - ABC Online;

Gabon: Parliament set on fire, more than 1000 arrested as disputed elections spark violent protests - ABC Online

ABC OnlineGabon: Parliament set on fire, more than 1000 arrested as disputed elections spark violent protestsABC OnlinePolice have arrested more than 1,000 people as security forces fanned out across Gabon's capital after a night of riots and looting that erupted when President Ali Bongo was declared winner of disputed polls.and more »

Bongo 'must respect the ballot box' - opposition - RFI;

Bongo 'must respect the ballot box' - opposition - RFI

RFIBongo 'must respect the ballot box' - oppositionRFIIncumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba (left) faced off with opposition candidate Jean Ping (R) in a contested election. RFI. Chaos continues in Gabon after President Ali Bongo was re-elected in polls that the oppositions says were fraudulent. On ...and more »

1000 arrested in post-election violence in Gabon - USA TODAY

1000 arrested in post-election violence in GabonUSA TODAYMore than 1,000 people were arrested in two days of post-election violence across the Central African nation of Gabon as backers of the defeated challenger cried foul. The Minister of Interior, Pacome Moubelet Boubeya, said Thursday that up to 800 ...and more »

Gabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots - CAF - Daily Mail;

Gabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots - CAF - Daily Mail

Daily MailGabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots - CAFDaily MailThe African Cup of Nations continental football finals will go ahead as scheduled in Gabon despite the wave of riots following president Ali Bongo's re-election, African football authorities confirmed on Thursday. "There will be no change, we are ...and more »

Gabon erupts in post-election violence - CNN;

Gabon erupts in post-election violence - CNN

CNNGabon erupts in post-election violenceCNN(CNN) Dramatic scenes unfolded this week on the streets of Gabon's capital city of Libreville, as protesters clashed with police following word of the presidential election results. Violence erupted Wednesday after Interior Minister Pacome Moubelet ...and more »

Gabon citizens are furious Ali Bongo is still president after disputed election - VICE News;

Gabon citizens are furious Ali Bongo is still president after disputed election - VICE News

VICE NewsGabon citizens are furious Ali Bongo is still president after disputed electionVICE NewsGabon's opposition leader is calling for all voting results to be made public following a day of intense protest over an election — which many believe was rigged — that kept President Ali Bongo in power. Clashes erupted in the capital Libreville ...and more »

Helicopter 'bombs' Gabon opposition HQ after President Bongo claims re-election by 5594 votes - Telegraph.co.uk;

Helicopter 'bombs' Gabon opposition HQ after President Bongo claims re-election by 5594 votes - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukHelicopter 'bombs' Gabon opposition HQ after President Bongo claims re-election by 5594 votesTelegraph.co.ukParliament burns in Gabon's capital, Libreville, after demonstrations against President Bongo's disputed re-election. Credit: AFP. Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg. 1 September 2016 • 6:16pm. Gabon's opposition leader accused the regime of “bombing” his ...and more »

Riots, arrests in the wake of disputed presidential election in Gabon - PRI;

Riots, arrests in the wake of disputed presidential election in Gabon - PRI

PRIRiots, arrests in the wake of disputed presidential election in GabonPRIPolice arrested 1,000 people as security forces fanned out across Gabon's capital Thursday, following a night of riots and looting that erupted when President Ali Bongo was declared winner of disputed polls. Thousands of angry protesters poured onto ...and more »

The Violent Post-Election Protests in Gabon - The Atlantic;

The Violent Post-Election Protests in Gabon - The Atlantic

The AtlanticThe Violent Post-Election Protests in GabonThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. NEWS BRIEF At least three people were killed and more than 1,000 arrested in violent protests that broke out after the re-election of President Ali Bongo in Gabon ...and more »

Gabon rocked by violence after Bongo scrapes disputed election - Financial Times;

Gabon rocked by violence after Bongo scrapes disputed election - Financial Times

Financial TimesGabon rocked by violence after Bongo scrapes disputed electionFinancial TimesOil-producing Gabon plunged into political crisis on Thursday after a narrow and disputed election victory for incumbent president Ali Bongo sparked a second day of violence between protesters and security forces in the capital, Libreville. Sample the ...and more »

Electoral violence returns to haunt Gabon - Deutsche Welle;

Electoral violence returns to haunt Gabon - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleElectoral violence returns to haunt GabonDeutsche WelleViolence erupted in Gabon for a second day after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of last week's election. Analysts say the international community should have foreseen the present political impasse.and more »