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Latest update : 2013-06-14

Exclusive Report: Following the Syrian Free Army

Gulf Arab countries have agreed to pay the salaries of the Free Syrian Army, the rebels fighting Bashar al-Assad's troops on the ground. It's the first international support for the FSA, who have been pushed out of many major cities in Syria, and are increasingly resorting to guerrilla tactics. France 24's reporter spent several days with fighters in the northern province of Idlib.

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2015-07-31 Brazil

Remote learning brings hope to Brazil’s rural poor

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval ratings have slumped as she battles corruption allegations and the worst economic downturn in 25 years, and now her popular...

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2015-07-30 Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Secular bloggers live in fear after spate of killings

In Bangladesh, violence by radical Islamists is on the rise. In 2013, a group of fundamentalists published a list of 84 intellectuals and free thinkers to be "reduced to...

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2015-07-29 Colombia

Colombian community takes on drug gangs

Buenaventura is Colombia's main port on the Pacific coast and local authorities and investors are eager to transform it into a touristic destination, but the town has fallen prey...

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2015-07-28 Russia

Russia's private military firms operate in legal grey area

Kiev and the West have accused Russian troops of participating in the Ukraine conflict on a massive scale. The Kremlin denies sending professional troops into the country and...

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2015-07-27 Niger

Cultural centre in ruins months after Charlie Hebdo riots

In mid-January, violence erupted in Niger's southern city of Zinder, sparked by the post-attack edition of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The front cover showed a weeping...

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