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Gabon’s Capital Quiets Down After Post-Election Riots

Soldiers were deployed in this Gabonese capital on Friday as residents ventured back onto the streets, buying provisions and surveying damage after two days of riots sparked by a disputed presidential election. Clashes across the city – between state security forces and supporters of defeated challenger Jean Ping, who claimed the ballot was fixed – led to three deaths and up to 1,100 arrests by Thursday afternoon, the interior minister said. Some shops in the city center were open...

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