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Latest update : 2013-10-31

Tunisia suicide bomber himself blows up on deserted beach

For the first time since 2002, Tunisian authorities face suicide bombings. One attack is foiled but another bomber detonates on a deserted beach. Also, Congolese troops backed by UN forces chase M23 rebels from their mountain stronghold of Bunagana. And diplomatic tensions between Luanda and Lisbon could cost Portugal dearly. After Angola rejects accusations of corruptions, our correspondants say some Portuguese living in Angola think Lisbon should back

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