Latest Elections in Mauritania Stories
By Nick Tattersall NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Mauritanians have voted hugely in favor of limiting the number of terms future presidents can serve, early indications from a referendum in the Islamic republic showed on Monday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Mauritania's ousted President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya vowed on Monday to return to his country despite being deposed by a military coup last week.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Mauritania's ousted President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, deposed in a military coup last week, has vowed to return to his country soon, satellite television Al Arabiya said on Monday.
By Ibrahima Sylla NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Jubilant Mauritanians celebrated the overthrow of the country's president of two decades by military leaders who quickly announced they planned to rule for up to two years.
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