Ethnic clashes flare in Guinea, president asks for calm

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 01 Mar 2013 View Original

By Saliou Samb

CONAKRY, March 1 (Reuters) - Guinean President Alpha Conde appealed for calm on Friday after rival ethnic gangs fought with knives and truncheons in the capital in a third day of violence over an upcoming election in the volatile West African nation.

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