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Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

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Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

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Actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault, but is it just 'revenge porn'?

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Calais, a no-man's land for migrants

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Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

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Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits

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Remembering Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan

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Massacre in South Africa (part 2)

Two decades after the fall of Apartheid, why did police open fire on mine workers? The Lonmin massacre goes beyond a dispute over wages inside platinum mines and shows up the chronic imbalances between rich and poor in today’s South Africa.

  • Sipho JANUARY. France 24 Observer - from Cape Town;
  • Eusebius McKAISER. Witwatersrand University - from Johannesburg;
  • Ebba KALONDO. Africa Editor, France 24;
  • Sean JACOBS. Assistant Professor of International Affairs, The New School; Founder, 'Africa is a Country' blog - from New York.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

It's been seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine...

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

Conspiracy theories: How to sort truth from fiction?

Long before there was the internet, there were conspiracy theories: neatly-bundled stories to explain events that are hard to swallow. So why does a new survey show that a...

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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