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Stories with place: Sierra Leone
  • 14 accused of mutiny stand trial in Sierra Leone 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:58 pm
  • FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A court martial of 14 soldiers accused of mutiny has opened in the capital of the West African nation of Sierra Leone.

  • UN lavishes rare praise on Sierra Leone 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:52 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council lavished rare praise Wednesday on Sierra Leone, a country once known for "blood diamonds" and rebels chopping limbs off innocent civilians, which now contributes soldiers to U.N. peacekeeping missions and aspires to be a middle-income country by 2030.

  • Thousands mourn death of Sierra Leone ex-president 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 2:34 pm
  • FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Thousands of mourners gathered in Sierra Leone's national stadium for the funeral of former President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, who oversaw the end of the country's civil war.