Malian expatriates in Paris fear for loved ones back home
Eight months after a coup d'état toppled the government, the north of Mali is plagued by insecurity. More than 500,000 people have found themselves trapped, living an area that's been seized by Islamists. The large community of Malian expatriates living in Paris told France 24 how they are afraid for their family and friends back home.
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The Irish go to the polls in a referendum on Friday to give their verdict on the Lisbon Treaty, after 53.4% of voters rejected it in 2008. Since then, what have been the main issues that may persuade the population to change its mind?
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As Beijing celebrates the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China with a massive military parade through the city centre, we discuss the country's spectacular progress to the rank of global superpower.