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French Police Release Gabon Official

French police have released the chief of staff to Gabon's President Ali Bongo who was detained for questioning in a corruption probe after the Foreign Ministry said he had diplomatic immunity, a judicial source said on Tuesday. Monday's arrest of one of Gabon's most influential and controversial figures, Maixent Accrombessi, had been sharply condemned by Libreville, stoking tensions between the oil-rich Central African country and France, from which it won independence in...

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