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Latest update : 2013-11-06

Bodies of French journalists killed in Mali prepared for return home

Malian and French government officials join former colleagues of two murdered journalists to pay their respects in Bamako. Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon worked for France 24's sister station RFI and were abducted and killed doing their jobs in northern Mali on Saturday. And on the first day of his incitement to murder trial, Egypt's ousted president insists the court has no authority and he is still the rightful leader.

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2014-10-30 Africa

Burkina Faso's army announces dissolution of government and parliament

Burkina Faso's army says the government and parliament have been dissolved at the end of day of chaos in Ouagadougou. Protesters torched parliament as they demanded the...

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2014-10-29 Africa

Zambian President Michael Sata dies aged 77

Africa sees its first white head of a democratic state as Zambia's Vice President Guy Scott temporarily takes over from the late Michael Sata. There are more calls for the...

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2014-10-28 Africa

Burkina Faso: Thousands protest against president's plan to extend rule

In Burkina Faso, demonstrators clash with police in the capital over plans to extend the president's 27-year rule. Also, the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, visits...

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2014-10-27 Africa

Kidnapped Nigerian women used by Boko Haram on front line

A report released by Human Rights Watch says Boko Haram militants are using abducted young women on the front line of its insurgency. Also, South African police look for clues...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Ebola: Mali's first patient dies

The two-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola case has died. The WHO is warning of possible high-risk exposure. Also, Tunisian police kill six suspected militants after ending...

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