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Erdogan’s Gamble: Turkey targets both ‘Islamic State’ group and Kurds in Iraq (part 1)

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Turkey must distinguish between IS group and the PKK, says Washington

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'I would never trample on the Yellow Jersey'

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Barack Obama lands in Nairobi for two-day visit amid tight security

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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.

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Latest update : 2014-05-02

Nigeria: Parents demand authorities secure release of kidnapped schoolgirls

In north-eastern Nigeria, the parents of almost 200 abducted schoolgirls continued to march this Thursday, calling for authorities to help find their daughters. The girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok by suspected Islamist insurgents a fortnight ago.

By Rochelle FERGUSON

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2015-07-27 South Sudan

Obama cheallenges Ethiopia on human rights

On his first full day in Addis Ababa Barack Obama pulls Ethiopia up on its human rights record but praises its ally for its role in putting pressure on Somali al shebab...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Barack Obama lands in Nairobi for two-day visit amid tight security

Barack Obama arrives in the Kenyan capital on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president. Topping the agenda will be security, trade and gay rights. Also,...

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2015-07-23 Africa

Kenya gets ready for Obama's 'homecoming'

Kenya is in the grip of Obama mania on the eve of the US president's first ever official visit to the homeland of his father. Also, the UN's chief calls for political dialogue in...

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2015-07-22 Africa

Nigeria's president calls on Washington to help in Boko Haram fight

On the final day of his trip to the United States, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vows to clean up his country's murky oil sector but calls on Washington to do more to help...

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2015-07-21 Africa

Burundi's president seeks third term amid election unrest

At least two people are killed in unrest that accompanies Burundi's controversial presidential election. There's a low turnout at polling stations as Pierre Nkurunziza bids for a...

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