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Latest update : 2012-03-26

Has the US outstayed its welcome in Kabul?

Anti-American feeling has never been so strong in ten years of war. Afghans are tired of the repeated scandals involving GI's. The latest incident came on March 12th, when a US soldier opened fire on Afghan civilians, killing 16 people. The Bagram incident, where American soldiers burned copies of the Koran, also profoundly shocked the Muslim nation. With every blunder, the American presence in the country after 2014 is called into question, as are ongoing strategic negotiations.

By Marie NORMAND , Maeva BAMBUCK

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2017-07-24 Africa

How Senegal is leading the fight against AIDS in West Africa

Amid the ongoing international AIDS conference in Paris, we take a closer look at efforts being made to fight the disease. In its report published last week, UNAIDS revealed that...

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2017-07-21 Middle East

Iraq's Mosul: Rebuilding a city fractured by sectarian mistrust

The battle for Iraq's second city of Mosul is officially over and the Islamic State group is defeated, according to the army. But the city is still seeing sporadic suicide...

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2017-07-20 Africa

Unwanted children: 3,800 babies abandoned in South Africa every year

In South Africa, some 3,800 babies are abandoned each year - that's ten every day. Sadly, the figure is steadily increasing. In the meantime, the adoption rate is in freefall....

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2017-07-19 Europe

Video: More lone juvenile migrants arriving in Italy

Since January, more than 85,000 migrants and asylum-seekers have landed in Italy - that's a 20% increase on the same period last year. Increasingly, they are minors who arrive...

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2017-07-18 Europe

Agent 'Kateryna': Ukraine's anti-corruption hero

The government that came to power in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution pledged to end corruption, and the EU also made progress on that front with it being a key condition for...

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