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Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

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The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

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EYE ON AFRICA

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.

Latest update : 2013-08-29

Bangui citizens seek safety at airport

In the Central African Republic, residents in Bangui flee violence by ex-rebel fighters by heading to the airport. Also, the UN continues to fight alongside the DR Congo army in bombarding rebel positions around Goma. Finally, we take a look at the difficulties faced by Nigerian refugees forced over the border by insurgent attacks.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2017-09-18 DR Congo

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

In tonight's edition: a new report says the Congolese army worked with militia groups to massacre hundreds of villagers in Beni; Kinshasa opens an inquiry into the killing of...

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2017-09-15 Nigeria

Senegalese demonstrators march against persecution of Rohingyas in Burma

In tonight’s edition: Chanting "stop the massacre", Senegalese demonstrators gather in Dakar in solidarity with the Muslim Rohingya community suffering persecution in Burma....

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2017-09-14 Tunisia

Zuma's lawyers say 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational

In tonight's edition: President Jacob Zuma's lawyers say a 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational; Tunisia scraps a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying...

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2017-09-12 Kenya

Kenyan opposition boycotts opening of parliament

In tonight's bulletin: Kenya's opposition boycotts the opening session of parliament; South Africa's Jacob Zuma suffers a setback after a court ruled that the election of a...

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2017-09-11 Kenya

Kenyatta threatens Odinga with impeachment if opposition leader wins election

In tonight's edition: Kenyan President Kenyatta threatens to impeach his rival, should opposition leader Raila Odinga win the re-run election in October; Benin and Nigeria are at...

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