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July 26, 1987 | From Reuters
One in five of Senegal's policemen, including a quarter of the senior officers, have been fired after going on strike. The government suspended the entire police force after disturbances in April, but the Interior Ministry said Friday night that 4,822 of the 6,265 policemen involved would be reinstated.
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July 26, 1987 | From Reuters
One in five of Senegal's policemen, including a quarter of the senior officers, have been fired after going on strike. The government suspended the entire police force after disturbances in April, but the Interior Ministry said Friday night that 4,822 of the 6,265 policemen involved would be reinstated.
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August 26, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A fire raced through a Paris apartment building housing African immigrant families, killing at least 17 people, several of them children, police said. About 100 children and 30 adults lived in the building, mostly immigrants from Mali and neighboring Senegal, police said. About 30 people were injured. The fire broke out in the stairwell of the six-story building in the southeastern 13th district.
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March 1, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From a dusty roundabout 100 miles or so from the coast of West Africa, an immense white minaret beckons in the haze. A gendarme clad in khaki approaches a visitor's car. "No cigarettes? No alcohol?" he asks. Satisfied that the occupants had left any such contraband behind, he waved them on--and they proceeded into one of the most extraordinary cities in Africa.
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