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Inlays and veneers: The art of French cabinetmaking

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How should companies respond to a Trump Twitter attack?

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Trump abortion funding ban: Europe tries to fill the breach

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Video: India’s Kuki people, possible descendants of one of Israel's lost tribes

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France: Migrants offered financial incentives to return home

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Annette Bening on Hollywood, Donald Trump and new film '20th Century Women'

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Hong Kong divided over its future, 20 years after UK handover

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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 : 2014-06-13

DR Congo: Soco halts oil exploration in Virunga park

Environmental campaigners are celebrating after a UK oil firm agreed to stop exploration in Africa's oldest national park. The World Wildlife Fund had kept up the battle to get Soco international to scrap drilling plans for the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga park since French firm Total backed down last year.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-02-22 Somalia

Somalia's president asks Al Shabaab to lay down their weapons

In tonight's edition: the new Somali president asks Al Shabaab to lay down their weapons, judges rule South Africa's planned exit of the ICC unconstitutional and displaced people...

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2017-02-21 Ivory Coast

Novotel attack trial gets under way in Ivory Coast

In tonight's edition: ten men go on trial in Ivory Coast accused of kidnapping and killing four people in Ivory Coast in 2011, Ghana's new leader says it's going to be tough to...

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2017-02-20 South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan: More than 100,000 people face starvation

In tonight's edition: the South Sudanese government declares a famine in Unity State, a possible change to the Zambian football constitution sparks a debate on homosexuality and...

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2017-02-17 Boko Haram

Nigeria: Suicide bombers die in failed attack with suspected Boko Haram links

In tonight's edition: a planned mass suicide attack in the capital of Nigeria's north-east Borno State leaves only the assailants dead. Also, hundreds of migrants have broken...

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2017-02-16 South Africa

Armyworm caterpillars threaten food supply in southern Africa, UN warns

In tonight's edition: 17 banks are accused of colluding to fix the price of the rand, DR Congo prepares for its next elections and armyworms devastate crops across southern Africa.

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