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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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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 : 2014-04-17

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief warden of Africa's oldest national park is shot four times near Goma. Emmanuel de Merode may have been targeted over his vigourous defence of Virunga Park's interests.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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