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Many feared killed in reported coup attempt in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau

A reported coup in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau has left many members of the security forces dead, its president says. Umaro Cissoko Embal√≥ said the situation was under control, calling it a “failed attack against democracy”. Gunfire erupted near a government building on Tuesday in the capital Bissau where the president was reportedly […]

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14 killed after cargo truck crashes into village homes in Guinea-Bissau

Fourteen people have died in southern Guinea-Bissau after a cargo truck crashed into village homes, according to police. The driver was speeding around a bend when he lost control and careered into the small village of Cambesse, 180km south of the capital Bissau. Thirteen people were killed when the truck ploughed through several houses in […]