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Latest update : 2011-06-23

17 years later, Rwandan massacre still haunts Butare

Verdicts in the trial of 6 alleged orchestrators of the 1994 Rwandan genocide are due this Friday at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. The cases relate to alleged crimes committed in the area of Butare. Among the accused is former Minister of Family and Women's Affairs, Pauline Nyiramasuhuko - the first woman ever to be charged with genocide by an international court.

By Stéphanie Braquehais , Duncan WOODSIDE

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2016-04-29 Libya

Libya: Who's running the country?

The EU is mulling military operations in Libya to help shore up the new national unity government. The man at the head of this fragile, UN-backed coalition is Prime Minister...

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2016-04-28 France

A closer look at France's 'Up All Night' movement

France's "Up All Night" movement has been likened to the "indignados" movement in Spain and "Occupy Wall Street" in the US. The first gathering at Paris's Place de la Republique...

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2016-04-27 Iraq

Video: Iraqi woman rescues Yazidi sex slaves from IS group

Vian Dakhil is Iraq's only MP from the Yazidi community, a religious minority persecuted by the Islamic State (IS) group. For the past two years she’s invested her time and most...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

Is Chernobyl still harming children today?

Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near the border between Ukraine and Belarus, residents and scientists remain concerned about the possible genetic effects of the...

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2016-04-25 Yemen

Djibouti emerges as key transit point for migrants and refugees

Djibouti, a tiny country of less than a million people, has emerged as a key transit point for migrants, with poverty-stricken Ethiopians, Eritreans and Sudanese all crossing the...

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