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Latest update : 2012-12-14

Who killed Pat Finucane?

A new report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane has forced the British government into an embarrassing climbdown. For over 20 years, London has denied having any part in the 1989 killing, when Finucane was shot dead in front of his wife and children. But the new report says that agents of the British army were involved, although there was no state conspiracy. PM David Cameron has apologised to the family, who say it's not enough and continue to demand the truth.

By Pauline PACCARD , Kate WILLIAMS

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2017-11-22 Africa

Tunisians disillusioned, seven years after revolution

In early October, an overcrowded boat carrying migrants sank off the Tunisian island of Kerkennah, near the city of Sfax. At least 45 people lost their lives. Many of the victims...

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2017-11-21 Americas

Video: An uncertain fate for US's transgender soldiers

In July, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was re-instating a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Trump justified his shock decision by citing...

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2017-11-20 Africa

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

Mauritania is being invaded by typha, a thick type of plant that has sprung up and is growing all over the North African country, destroying other species and even forcing people...

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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2017-11-16 Africa

Why Anglophone separatists want independence in Cameroon

Over the past year, dozens of people have died in Cameroon fighting for the independence of an English-speaking area of the country, known as Ambazonia. Now their supporters are...

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