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# liberia - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

# liberia - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

# liberia - Thursday 26 September, 2013

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor

Victims of the former Liberian president’s regime spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term was upheld.

# liberia - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

# liberia - Saturday 9 June, 2012

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.

# liberia - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# liberia - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

# liberia - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor

Prosecutors say that Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape on a mass scale.

# liberia - Friday 27 April, 2012

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

# liberia - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial

Former Liberian president is first world leader convicted by an international court since the Nuremburg trials.

# liberia - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law

The Nobel Peace Prize winner says she will not challenge laws criminalising homosexual acts – saying certain “traditional values” should be preserved.

# liberia - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

# liberia - Saturday 15 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Sean Gallagher roars into Presidential lead, worldwide rallies back Occupy movement, and the soap legend who has poured her last pint…

Liberian opposition alleges fraud in Nobel laureate's Presidential victory

Liberia’s opposition reject the results of last week’s first-round election, in which incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf topped the poll.

# liberia - Friday 7 October, 2011

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and democratic activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen

# liberia - Friday 25 March, 2011

Ivory Coast violence threatens access to medical care

Medecin Sans Frontieres staff providing treatment despite difficulties including lack of supplies, resources and threats of violence, while Concern steps up its work in Liberia after refugees pour in from the Ivory Coast.

# liberia - Monday 7 March, 2011

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town

Observers fear that full-blown civil war will erupt in the country, as protests against defiant strongman Laurent Gbagbo continue.

# liberia - Saturday 27 November, 2010

From The42 Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics Different Ball Game This post contains images

Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics

It’s not such a big leap really…