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Russian influence, reforms, corruption: Challenges for Europe's Eastern partners

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Kidnapped and sold in Libya: Our Observer's story

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Exclusive: Niger's president warns Malian state 'could collapse'

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Music show: Son Little, Eminem, N.E.R.D & 'adieu' Johnny Hallyday

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WTO meets in Buenos Aires under cloud of US protectionism

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Macron Presses Netanyahu on Jerusalem

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IN THE PAPERS

French papers: 'Where is the right going' with Wauquiez as its new leader?

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EYE ON AFRICA

UN condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

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Latest update 06/08/2010

Africa marks 50 years of independence

In 1960, 17 sub-Saharan African nations gained independence from their European colonists. On the 50th anniversary of their independence, FRANCE 24 takes a look at each nation with special reports, portraits and analyses.

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