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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Date of Birth: 28 January 1948
Place of Birth: Arthington


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From crisis to crisis

Liberian President Charles Taylor who has called elections for 15 October stands accused of harbouring Al Qaida diamond-buyers as well as breaking UN sanctions...


A new front opens

Liberian President Charles Taylor - who launched his own rebel movement with an invasion from the Danané region in 1989 - made the symbolic gesture of closing the border except to refugees and even expressed concern that the Ivorian conflict could destabilise Liberia...


Hasty engagement

Drop the dead donkey Gadaffi has apparently dropped troublesome allies such as Liberian President Charles Taylor and Western observers say he has been helpful in the Rwanda/Congo-Kinshasa peace deal...


Unfinished business

Dropping Liberia's Charles Taylor and the planned troop withdrawal from Central African Republic will ease concern in the West's Africa departments but some of Gadaffi's other friendships are problematic notably with Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe...


The British connection

Italian police investigating Leonid Minin who was a business ally of Liberian President Charles Taylor and now faces charges of arms and diamond smuggling have identified payments between Minin and Avient Ltd's British bank account...


Whose army?

Welcoming the new United States Ambassador to Monrovia John Blaney on 3 October Liberian President Charles Taylor ­ never one to miss an opportunity for some good publicity ­ called for curbs on West African mercenaries...


The nightmare scenario

Liberian leader Charles Taylor highly skilled at profiting from instability can hope to see some pressure on his regime lifted as international attention focuses on Iraq and the regional focus moves next door...


Paranoid or what?

With so many peace initiatives competing for the international community's scarce resources Liberia's peace process needs to keep up its momentum and President Charles Taylor's critics need to speed things up before Nigeria gets embroiled in elections and the United States and Britain get stuck into Iraq...


Blaise wins again

Despite all his years of support for Liberian President Charles Taylor the Liberian opposition turned out in force for talks in Ouagadougou last month...


The voters' friend

Compaoré is still recovering from the exposure of official efforts to cover up the December 1998 killing of journalist Norbert Zongo and is vulnerable to criticism for his support for Liberian hard man Charles Taylor...


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