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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.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-05-22 Burundi

At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

Clashes continue between protesters and police in Burundi, at least two more anti government demonstrators are killed as Brussels warns it will cut aid if president Nkurunziza...

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2015-05-13 Boko Haram

Tensions continue to rise in Bujumbura

The death toll from weeks of demonstrations against Burundi's president's candidacy in next month's elections continues to rise as does anger, and attacks, against police trying...

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2015-05-19 Burundi

Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

In Burundi, local elections are exactly one week away and unrest that erupted into a coup attempt last week continues. Also, violence continues in South Sudan's civil war....

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2015-05-20 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

All is well, says Burundi's leader, as parliamentary elections are postponed. Meanwhile, clashes between police, the military and protesters continue. Also, France announces that...

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2015-05-18 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza sacks foreign and defence ministers as protests continue

Burundi's army has been deployed on the streets of the capital for the first time since protests began last month. The situation is still tense after an attempted coup last week...

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