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CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-At least 3 dead in gunfight in Comoros after opposition moves to unseat president

29 Mar 2019

MORONI, March 28 Comoros said its security forces killed at least three gunmen in a shootout at a military base in the capital on Thursday after renegade soldiers broke out of prison and the opposition announced a plan to unseat the president.

Comoros opposition forms parallel transition body to unseat president

28 Mar 2019

MORONI, March 28 Opposition presidential candidates in the Comoros have set up what they call a transitional council whose aim is to unseat President Azali Assoumani, who has been declared the winner in an election that observers said lacked credibility.

Police disperse Comoros opposition leaders' election protest, observers say vote flawed

25 Mar 2019

MORONI Police in Comoros used tear gas on Monday to disperse demonstrators led by opposition leaders protesting against what they said were fraudulent presidential elections, witnesses said, while observers said the whole vote was flawed.

Comoros places governor of strife-torn Anjouan under house arrest

21 Oct 2018

MORONI Authorities in Comoros on Sunday placed the governor of strife-torn Anjouan island under house arrest on charges of instigating unrest in the province, as the government sent in more troops to quell the violence.

Ex-coup leader declared winner of Comoros presidential race

15 Apr 2016

MORONI A former coup leader and opposition politician has won the presidential election in Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros in a run-off vote after a disputed first round in February, officials said on Friday.

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