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Latest update : 2013-01-28

Mali: 'France should not be drawn into con game'

The Guardian is reporting that at least 25 women have been sexually assaulted during anniversary clashes in Egypt, and says there are "fears rapes are organised by protest detractors". Mali and Burkina Faso papers say "No" to negotiations with jihadist fighters in northern Mali. Finally, a double take: five sets of identical twins sign up for the same swimming class in southern England. Their teacher, too, is a twin.

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