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Latest update : 2014-06-26

Boko Haram on a rampage (part 2)

Remember Nigeria's Bring Back Our Girls campaign? Well, it's now been more than two months. Not only are the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls still missing, but attacks blamed on the Islamist radicals of Boko Haram only seem to be increasing. This week alone, there's been the claim of a fresh kidnapping of dozens in a village in north-eastern Borno State, a suicide bombing at a medical college in Kano and attacks around Kaduna. And this Wednesday, a blast has hit the capital Abuja.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Patrick SMITH

Editor in Chief, The Africa Report

Ebenezer OKPOKPO

Lawyer and Member of Association France-Nigeria

Jean-Philippe REMY

Africa Bureau Chief, Le Monde

Chris OKENWA

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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2017-10-10 Spain

Catalonia: Puigdemont says region has won right to independence

"Catalonia has won the right to be an independent state", says its leader. But Carles Puigdemont is proposing that the regional parliament suspend that declaration of...

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