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Rise of populism: Could far-right leader Le Pen be France's next president?

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Countdown to Brexit set to begin: 'the eyes of history are watching'

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'Brexit: Day One'

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Charity begins on Twitter

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 2)

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Video: Putin building bridge from annexed Crimea to mainland Russia

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South Korea: K-pop girl band encourage plastic surgery

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: The Master of the literary selfie

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EYE ON AFRICA

All the news from Africa and the Maghreb, with France 24’s correspondents and our guests on set. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 pm and 10.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-03-19

From Morocco to Melilla

African Union and Somali officials remain tight-lipped for now over the death toll caused by a bombing and gun attack claimed by al shabaab militants. A hotel housing peacekeeping troops in a town recently seized from the insurgents is targeted by explosives hidden in a car. And in one of the biggest border stormings Spain has ever seen hundreds of sub saharan Africans scramble over barbed wire fences separating Morocco from Melilla.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-03-27 South Sudan

Attacks on aid workers threaten humanitarian operations in South Sudan

In tonight's edition: aid groups say the killings of aid workers may slow down humanitarian operations in South Sudan; Mali's peace conference is boycotted by the opposition and...

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2017-03-24 DR Congo

ICC orders former DR Congo warlord to pay damages to victims

In tonight's edition: In a historic first, the ICC orders ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to pay "symbolic" damages to victims of a 2003 militia attack. Also, it's the...

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2017-03-23 Rwanda

France refuses to return cultural artifacts to Benin

In tonight's edition: the wife of an opposition leader in exile is accused of treason in Kigali; we find out why France is refusing to return artifacts to Benin; and farmers in...

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2017-03-22 Marine Le Pen

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen meets French troops in Chad

In tonight's edition: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is in Chad; the ICC gives Jean-Pierre Bemba an extra year in prison; and football star Samuel Eto'o visits Cameroon.

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2017-03-21 DR Congo

DR Congo: Rare footage of killings in central Kasaï province sparks alarm

In tonight's edition: we bring you rare footage of a rebel group in DR Congo who say some of their members were killed by soldiers; in Somalia, famine continues to threaten...

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