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Stories with place: Liberia
  • UN lifts last sanctions on Liberia in sign of support 
    Updated: May-25-16 6:59 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift the last remaining sanctions on Liberia in a sign of support for the government's progress toward peace after two civil wars.

  • Liberia chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribes 
    Updated: May-25-16 12:50 pm

    MONROVIA, Liberia - The chairman of Liberia's ruling party and the speaker of the house of representatives have been charged for allegedly participating in a bribery scheme to get government officials to change a mining law to help a British firm.

  • Liberia Coast Guard to investigate abandoned tanker 
    Updated: May-11-16 12:58 pm

    MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberia's Defense Ministry has dispatched Coast Guard personnel to investigate a tanker that washed ashore with no one onboard some 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Monrovia about a week ago.

  • Ex-soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:22 pm

    MONROVIA, Liberia - Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final term ends next year.