Liberia's Taylor Steps Down Liberian President Charles Taylor formally resigns, handing power over to Vice President Moses Blah before heading into exile in Nigeria. The head of the African Union declares that Taylor's departure marks the end of Liberia's 14-year-long civil war, but rebels still control much of the country. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.
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Liberian President Charles Taylor formally resigns, handing power over to Vice President Moses Blah before heading into exile in Nigeria. The head of the African Union declares that Taylor's departure marks the end of Liberia's 14-year-long civil war, but rebels still control much of the country. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.