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Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

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Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

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FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges

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France's 'great women' celebrated as two heroines of French Resistance admitted to Pantheon

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Music show: Sweden's Eurovision 'Hero' and French festival 'Papillons de Nuit'

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Latest update : 2012-07-04

Ole Solvang, Emergencies Researcher, Human Rights Watch

Ole Solvang from Human Rights Watch sits down with Lanah Kammourieh to discuss the NGO’s latest report on widespread, brutal torture in Syria. The report, the "Torture Archipelago", lists 27 detention centres across the country where torture has been systematically inflicted on prisoners, based on the testimonies of 200 former detainees. By documenting the events, Human Rights Watch hopes those responsible will one day be held accountable.

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2015-05-26 Nazis

Beate Klarsfeld: 'It was our duty to bring Nazis to justice'

Beate and Serge Klarsfeld are France's most famous Nazi hunters. They have just published their memoirs in French, where they recount their incredible story. Serge Klarsfeld is a...

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2015-05-23 tennis

Novak Djokovic: 'I have grown'

France 24's Sports Editor Dan Levy speaks to world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic about the French Open, his amazing form this year, the particularities of fame, and how...

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2015-05-25 Kurdistan

Masoud Barzani: 'We are prepared to recover Mosul very quickly'

Masoud Barzani, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman. He discussed the situation in Iraq and the recent advances by the militant Islamic State...

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2015-05-25 Iraq

'IS group is not most important threat to Iraq'

Former US ambassador to Iraq and Syria Ryan Crocker talked to FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman about the situation in Iraq and the rise of the militant Islamic State group.

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2015-05-24 Iraq

'The Iraqi people are more divided than ever'

Iraqi Vice President and former prime minister Ayad Allawi gave an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman. Speaking on the sidelines of the regional World Economic...

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