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French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

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Latest update : 2010-11-10

Niger Delta kidnappings

Seven foreign workers have been kidnapped from an Oil Rig in the Niger Delta. In a statement issued by email, militant group The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta - known as MEND - claimed responsibility for the attack. Delta rebels want control over the oil-rich area and a fair distribution of oil wealth. Concerns have been raised that MEND is becoming increasingly violent, last month 12 people were killed in a bomb blast.

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2015-03-04 France

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

Since three French Islamists killed 17 people in Paris in January, there's been a sharp spike in Islamophobic incidents across the country. In the southern French city of Toulon,...

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2015-03-03 Denmark

Denmark: How to stop the radicalisation of young people?

Just two years ago, it was ranked as the happiest country in the world by the United Nations. But since the Copenhagen shootings two weeks ago, Denmark has lost some of its...

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2015-03-02 China

China: New reform set to benefit migrants

A massive reform in China is designed to help thousands of people who until now have been stuck in a logistical nightmare. At the moment, people are issued with a "Hukou", a...

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2015-02-27 Qatar

Qatar's unofficial motto: To attract at all costs

Qatar is one of the smallest countries in the world and its citizens are among the richest on the planet. Qataris often make it into the headlines for buying up football clubs...

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2015-02-26 poverty

India: Anti-corruption party vows to end Delhi's 'VIP culture'

India's Common Man's Party, or AAP, has won a stunning victory in the latest Delhi state elections. The movement was only created a year and a half ago, and its aims are simple: ...

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