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Latest update : 2013-02-22

Pistorius case puts spotlight on gun violence

Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete known as the "Blade Runner", was arrested and charged with the Valentine's Day murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last week. Pistorius has rejected the murder charges in a case that has shocked the country. But it has also prompted a new debate on firearms, in a country with one of the world's highest death tolls from guns.

By FRANCE 2 , Mark Thompson

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2014-10-17 Cameroon

Tackling the taboo of infertility in Cameroon

Infertility affects up to 30% of couples in Cameroon, a figure that's well above the worldwide average. This in a part of the world where the social pressure on women to have...

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2014-10-16 China

Hong Kong: Beijing stifles any risk of protests spreading

In Hong Kong, the so-called "Umbrella Revolution" has entered its third week. Protesters continue to demand universal suffrage by demonstrating against the Chinese Communist...

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2014-10-14 South Korea

South Korea's army: a proud institution under fire

In South Korea the issue of military service is in the news after a series of reports of bullying and even deaths among young recruits. President Park has promised a full...

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2014-10-15 Mozambique

Mozambique elections: Voters want more jobs, greater economic equality

It's a country with high growth, massive construction projects and which sits on enormous reserves of natural gas. Life for Mozambique is looking good. Today the country goes to...

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2014-10-13 Ukraine

Ukraine's faltering truce leaves civilians caught in crossfire

In eastern Ukraine, a ceasefire officially came into force six weeks ago. But it continues to be punctured by artillery fire that is killing civilians and destroying their homes....

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