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Gunfire Hits Gambian Capital

The president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is heading home just hours after speculation began about a possible attempted coup in the West African nation, something the government denies. Residents and diplomats in the Gambian capital of Banjul say that early Tuesday they awoke to armed attackers shooting near the presidential palace. Initial reports claim soldiers linked to the presidential guard were involved in the fighting. The French News Agency quotes an unnamed military officer as...

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