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Latest update : 2011-09-02

Girl gangs

They call themselves the Bana Danger, Momi Fiuu or Tokyo Girls. On the estates in Paris or Nice where they live, they rule the roost, using the internet and mobile phones to brag about their violent, provocative behaviour. In recent months, these French girl gangs have grown and attacks are becoming increasingly violent. We take you inside a girl gang to meet these girls whose lives revolve around the gang.

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2016-02-12 Senegal

Video: Can love finally beat the caste system in Senegal?

In Senegal, genealogy is not to be taken lightly. A rigid social hierarchy sometimes thwarts blossoming romances. We bring you a 26-minute documentary on these "forbidden" loves.

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2016-02-05 Ivory Coast

Video: Welcome aboard the West African Express

A colonial-era dream may become a reality. Bankrolled by French industrialist Vincent Bolloré, the €2.5 billion- and 3,000-kilometre-long rail network is set to cover five...

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2016-01-29 Venezuela

Is Chavism on its way out in Venezuela?

Just three years after the death of iconic Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, his successor Nicolas Maduro is floundering. Not only is the country mired in a crippling economic...

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2016-01-22 Tajikistan

Tajikistan cracks down on beards and full veils

In Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic bordering Afghanistan, authorities have declared war on radical Islam and are trying to root out potential terrorists in the country.

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2016-01-14 South Africa

Environmental inequality persists in South Africa

In South Africa, inequalities remain despite the end of apartheid, including on the environmental front. The poorest populations live in the most polluted areas and things are...

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