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The monk who saved thousands of precious manuscripts from IS jihadists

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Australian FM Bishop: In the fight against IS group, 'we are dealing with non-state actors'

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Are state-subsidised jobs the solution to France's rising unemployment?

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Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

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Women bare their legs in Algeria, and a suicide bomber attacks Shiites in Saudi Arabia

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Chinese tour guide goes on angry rant, and bees die en masse in Morocco

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'Will snoop for food'

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NSA: Access Denied (part 2)

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US Patriot Act partly expires as France strengthens surveillance

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All the news from Africa and the Maghreb, with France 24’s correspondents and our guests on set. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 pm and 10.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-08-26

Electoral discontent in Madagascar

Many voters in Madagascar are less than pleased with international influence over their list of presidential candidates. Also, the UN's intervention force takes the offensive for the first time in DR Congo. And it took a whole month, but a vice president finally joins the line-up for South Sudan's new government.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-06-01 Africa

Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

Nigerian banking chiefs are accused of being bad pennies. Almost two dozen have been arrested and face charges of currency fraud. Also, it's an uncomfortable start of the week...

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2015-05-29 Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as Nigerian president

An historic day for Nigeria as Muhammadu Buhari is officially sworn in as president, vowing to tackle corruption and face Boko Haram's violent insurgency "head on". Also,...

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2015-05-28 Nigeria

South African government denies FIFA was paid World Cup bribe

"We did not share your money with criminals". South Africa’s government is adamant it did not sanction the payment of huge bribes to FIFA bosses to secure its hosting of the 2010...

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2015-05-27 South Africa

US prosecutors probe bribery claims surrounding South Africa's 2010 World Cup

South Africa remains sceptical of allegations that a $10 million bribe was paid to secure its hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament. Also, Madagascar's president's not...

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2015-05-26 Burundi

Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

Burundi's government remains defiant despite the growing international pressure over President Nkurunziza's controversial bid for a third term. This as protests continue in...

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