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Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

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The World this Week - September 12th, 2014

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Le Figaro: is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

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Latest update : 2014-01-20

Ugandan president blocks anti-homosexuality bill

Uganda's President refuses to ratify a bill calling for life imprisonment for gay people, but some activists say Yoweri Museveni's language is cause for concern. The UN calls ethnic violence in South Sudan a "horrifying human rights disaster", citing evidence of the use of child soldiers and mass atrocities committed by both sides. And Madagascar officially declares a new president-elect. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, an ex-finance minister, takes the reigns with over 53 percent of the vote.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Julia SIEGER , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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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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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan documentary 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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