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Latest update : 2012-05-04

Douglas Yates, Professor at the American University of Paris and Author of 'The Scramble for African Oil'

Why does oil in Africa seem to be a curse rather than a blessing? Africa specialist, Douglas Yates, who’s just written a book on the subject, tells Annette Young what needs to be done to ensure the abundant oil wealth in the continent benefits those most in need.

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2016-09-25 Turkey

Turkish troops to go further into Syria, says foreign minister

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara is planning to send troops 45 kilometres into Syrian territory to establish a no-fly zone...

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2016-09-21 European Commission

EU ethics committee 'should move fast' on Barroso's Goldman Sachs job

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, has launched an unprecedented investigation into whether his predecessor, José Manuel Barroso, broke EU rules by taking a job...

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2016-09-20 Hungary

Hungary 'will never accept mandatory quota system' for migrants

Hungary will hold a referendum on October 2 on whether to accept mandatory EU quotas for relocating migrants. Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian foreign minister, tells FRANCE 24 why...

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2016-09-17 Colombia

Ingrid Betancourt hopes ‘Colombians back peace deal’

A peace deal was struck in August between Colombia’s government and the FARC, a Marxist guerrilla group that has waged an insurgency for five decades. But the accord still has...

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2016-09-14 Pakistan

'Pakistan has suffered the most in the war on terror'

In his Eid al-Fitr wishes, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attacked India for its actions in the disputed region of Kashmir, prompting a strong reply from New Delhi....

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