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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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2014-09-15 Libya

Central African Republic: UN takes over country's peacekeeping

As the UN takes over international peacekeeping troops trying to stem violence in Central African Republic, Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to the head of the new MINUSCA force in...

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2014-09-12 Boko Haram

Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius is convicted of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Her family says that justice has not been done. Also, Cuba sends doctors and...

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2014-09-11 violence against women

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram prepare takeover of Maiduguri

Despite a ramped up offensive by the army, Boko Haram militants' seizure of northeastern territory has taken them to the gates of Maiduguri. South African track star Oscar...

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2014-09-10 Sierra Leone

Rwanda: 8 years in jail for accused in Nyamwasa trial

A South African court sentences four men to eight years in prison for trying to murder a Rwandan general, months after he fell out with President Paul Kagame. Also, health...

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2014-09-09 Boko Haram

Somalia rape charges: Authorities begin investigation into AU troops

Somalia says it will be launching an investigation into charges levelled in a damning report from Human Rights Watch. Troops are accused of having raped girls who came to them...

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