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  • Spain's match against Eq. Guinea raises eyebrows

    Spain's national team will travel to Equatorial Guinea for a friendly game, and the country's football federation won't say why.

  • Spain won't say why it's playing Equatorial Guinea

    Spain's national soccer team is playing an exhibition game at Equatorial Guinea. And the country's soccer federation won't say why.

  • The Washington Times

    PERDUE: Human-rights summit a mockery

    When Africa's longest-serving dictator, Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang, faced his first election in 1996, he won with 98 percent of the vote. His percentages in subsequent elections would never reach that high, dropping to 97 percent by the time of his fourth electoral contest, in 2009.

  • U.S. seeks to recover $70 million from African official

    The son of Equatorial Guinea's president plundered his country's natural resources through corruption, spending more than $70 million in looted profits on a Malibu mansion, a Gulfstream jet and Michael Jackson memorabilia, the U.S. government said.

  • Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema (center) first proposed to UNESCO in 2008 the awarding of a $3 million life-sciences prize, but objections to the central African strongman's involvement have prevented its adoption. (Associated Press)

    U.N. official wants prize named for African strongman pulled

    UNESCO's director-general has appealed directly to Equatorial Guinea's president to withdraw a life-sciences prize in his name that has created controversy around the globe because of the African leader's human rights record.

  • UN debating prize in tainted African ruler's name

    UNESCO's director-general appealed directly to Equatorial Guinea's president Friday to withdraw a life sciences prize in his name that has created controversy around the globe because of the African leader's human rights record.

  • U.N. agency defers awarding of Obiang prize

    A United Nations organization on Tuesday delayed awarding a controversial "life sciences" prize named for Equatorial Guinea's strongman, Teodoro Obiang.

  • DICTATOR: Teodoro Obiang has his name on a prize for "scientific achievements that improve the quality of human life." (Associated Press)

    UNESCO urged to kill award named for African dictator

    A U.N. organization is under fire from human rights groups over its decision to create a prize for "life sciences" named after Teodoro Obiang, the leader of Equatorial Guinea, whose regime is widely viewed as one of the most corrupt and oppressive dictatorships in the world.

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