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Latest update : 2012-02-22

A long awaited election

After the revolution comes a long awaited election. Yemenis took to the polling booths despite recent outbreaks of violence. The winner didn't come as a surprise, given that the only candidate in the running was the incumbent Vice-president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. This election was more about getting rid of the old regime under Ali Abdullah Saleh. The new President will have a lot on his plate but says Yemen has closed an old chapter and is looking ahead to a better future.

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2016-09-30 Venezuela

Lawlessness and lynchings in Venezuela

Venezuela is descending into chaos. In the midst of a worsening economic crisis, the police have not been paid and looting is now commonplace as people become increasingly...

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2016-09-29 Afghanistan

Afghanistan's national unity government faces political deadlock

As part of a power-sharing deal agreed back in 2014, Afghanistan's government was supposed to introduce several ambitious reforms before its two-year anniversary this Thursday....

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2016-09-28 Algeria

Will France repatriate its collection of 19th century Algerian skulls?

Today we report on a little-known chapter of the French conquest of Algeria: the Algerian fighters shot and beheaded in the mid-19th century for resisting French colonialism....

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2016-09-27 civil rights

Video: 'Buy Black' movement gains momentum in US

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2016-09-26 Libya

FRANCE 24 exclusive: The last stand for Libya’s Oil Crescent

While filming a report about a militia leader allied with the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripoli, FRANCE 24 journalists witnessed the takeover of a key oil...

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