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Latest update : 2011-12-23

Russia's youth rises up

There are set to be more protests in Russia against early December's parliamentary elections, which many Russians say were fraudulent. Vladimir Putin's United Russia Party may have come out on top but part of Russia's educated, internet-savvy youth are planning to rise up in protest. Our correspondents Ksenia Bolchakova and Xavier Luiset report from the heart of a movement which is gathering speed.

By Xavier LUIZET , Ksenia BOLCHAKOVA

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2015-07-02 Nigeria

Millions affected by Boko Haram's mass violence

Today we meet some of the women left on their own after their husbands and sons were killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria. It's estimated that the insurgency there has killed at least...

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2015-07-01 Israel

Golan Heights' Druze minority urges action across border in Syria

A nightmare scenario is unfolding before the eyes of the Golan Heights' Druze community. Just across the border, in Syria, Islamists from the al-Nusra front are advancing towards...

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2015-06-30 Turkey

Bodrum, an illegal gateway into Europe

The Turkish seaside resort of Bodrum is located on the Aegean coast, just 10 kilometres from the Greek island of Kos. It's become one of the most popular illegal gateways into...

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2015-06-29 environment

Chimpanzees suffer collateral damage from increased poaching

In Uganda's Kibale National Park, a French team from the National Museum of Natural History is studying primates. But its remit also extends to protection, as the endangered...

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2015-06-26 Ukraine

Ukraine: Kiev threatens total blockade of separatist-held areas

The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is still nominally in place but it's breached on a daily basis. Kiev blames the violations on the Russian and Russian-backed forces who have...

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