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Death toll from ethnic clashes in Guinea hits 98

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Three days of ethnic violence in Guinea last week left 98 people dead, nearly double the previous death toll, the government said on Wednesday. Full story

Guinea counts dead, arrests suspects as calm returns to southeast

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Authorities in Guinea on Thursday identified bodies of people hacked and burned to death and rounded up dozens of suspects after days of ethnic clashes that killed 58 people and injured at least 160 more, officials said. Full story

Pirates raid chemical tanker off Togo, injure crew

ABUJA (Reuters) - Pirates looted a chemical tanker and injured some of its crew off the coast of Togo this week, its government and a maritime agency said on Thursday, underscoring increasing threats to shipping in West African waters. Full story

Guinea deploys troops as 54 are killed in ethnic clashes

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea sent troops to towns in the southeast on Wednesday in a bid to stem three days of ethnic violence in which at least 54 people have been killed, the government said. Full story

Pirates hijack tanker off Gabon as shipping risks spread

LONDON (Reuters) - Pirates have hijacked an oil products tanker with 24 crew on board off the Gabon coast, the vessel's operator said on Wednesday, as a surge in such attacks in West Africa's mineral-rich Gulf of Guinea threatens regional shipping. Full story

Guinea's Conde appeals for calm after 11 killed in ethnic clashes

CONAKRY (Reuters) - President Alpha Conde appealed for calm on Tuesday after at least 11 people were killed in two days of ethnic violence in the southeastern Guinea, underscoring tensions ahead of parliamentary elections. Full story

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