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Latest update : 2011-07-27

UN asks donors to pledge more money to tackle famine

An emergency meeting has been held by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome to address the famine in the Horn of Africa. The worst drought in 60 years has led to a shortfall of food which is causing the deaths of thousands, and up to 12 million people could be affected across several countries in the region. The presence of Islamic extremists and a lack of funds mean aid agencies are struggling to provide relief.

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2014-11-27 France

Thiaroye: a dark chapter in France and Senegal's common history

Senegalese 'Tirailleurs' were soldiers from France's Western African colonies who served in the French Army in both World Wars. In 1940, many were made prisoners by the Germans...

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2014-11-26 Ukraine

One year on, what has Maidan changed in Ukraine?

Ukraine recently marked one year since the start of the Maidan protests that ultimately toppled Viktor Yanukovich. Since then, fresh elections have been held. The association...

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2014-09-26 France

Americans in Paris

Last report in our series celebrating Paris's rich cultural diversity: natives of both the North and South of the American Continent now call Paris home. They've brought with...

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2014-11-25 violence against women

Working with offenders also key to ending domestic violence

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women we bring you a report on how France is trying to stamp out what remains an all-too-common form of...

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2014-11-24 Tunisia

The growing frustration of Tunisia's jobless graduates

Tunisia's Prime minister has described Sunday's elections as a "ray of hope" for the Arab Spring countries. However hope is in short supply for many of Tunisia's unemployed. The...

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