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The World this Week - September 19th, 2014 (part 2)

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The World this Week - September 19th, 2014

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Coalition split on 'English votes for English laws'

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French papers react to Sarkozy's TV return

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Brazil's presidential election seen from the web

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Ivory Coast launches the "Soap Bucket Challenge"

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Anonymous Vs ISIS

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Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

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Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

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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 : 2013-09-27

Hague court upholds Charles Taylor's 50-year sentence

A UN special court rejects the appeal of Liberia's ex-president against his conviction for crimes against humanity - Charles Taylor still faces a half century in jail. Next, the extremist group Al Shabaab, responsible for Nairobi's Westgate Mall massacre, strikes again - at least three people are killed in attacks on Kenyan border towns. Finally, fresh protests break out in Sudan as the death toll mounts after four days of fuel subsidy riots.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-09-17 Uganda

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

The Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa is taking Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to the brink of collapse, warns the UN. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils a...

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2014-09-17 Chad

Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

At least 13 students were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday. One blast went off in a lecture hall at the Federal...

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2014-09-19 Boko Haram

Ebola: Lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Sierra Leone's population faces the first of a three-day lockdown as health workers go door-to-door looking for hidden patients suffering with the deadly Ebola virus. A Nigerian...

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2014-09-19 Uganda

Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution

In a rare tackling of a public health emergency, the UN Security Council adopts a resolution declaring the Ebola epidemic a "threat to world peace and security". It warns the...

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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan movie debuts at Toronto Film Festival

Around a dozen people are killed in Somalia in bomb attacks claimed by Al Shabaab; this after the militants' leader was killed in a US drone strike last week. A parish in Burundi...

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