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Madrid takes control of Catalan public broadcaster

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Seoul: 'Time running out to prevent a nuclear N. Korea'

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City power: The growing clout of big urban areas

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Was Chilean poet Pablo Neruda murdered?

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Music show: To 'Joon Moon' and back

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Japan's stocks on record winning streak after Abe's election victory

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The pine cone line: A train ride through rural Provence

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David McAllister: 'EU involvement in Catalonia could set a precedent'

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Glyphosate: Should the EU re-authorise the weedkiller chemical?

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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 : 2016-09-30

Amnesty accuses Sudan of chemical attacks on civilians

In tonight's edition: Amnesty accuses Sudan of chemical attacks on civilians, and police in Kenya are under scrutiny. Finally, wax cloth makers in Ivory Coast try to compete with Asian imports.

Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in chemical attacks in Darfur. Amnesty International accuses the Sudanese government of using blister agent to target communitites in the war torn region.

In Kenya, police are under investigation after facing accusations of having covered up the true circumstances of an alleged terror attack in Mombasa earlier this month. Rights groups say the three women shot dead were framed.

Some may wear their heart on their sleeves... But in Ivory Coast they may wear their 'ungrateful husband' or their 'jealousy'. It's not as odd as you might think - those are just some of the names of the wax cloth prints on sale in Abidjan. And sometimes much of a pattern's appeal is in its name.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-10-20 Kenya

Kenyatta and Odinga call for peace before Kenya's election rerun

In today’s programme we head to Kenya, where President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga are urging their supporters to shun violence ahead of a repeat presidential...

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2017-10-19 Togo

Protests continue in Togo despite ban on weekday demonstrations

In tonight's edition: anti-government protesters continue to hit the streets in Togo; President Kenyatta snubs a crisis meeting a week before the election re-run in Kenya; and a...

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2017-10-18 Kenya

Kenyan election board member flees to US, alleging death threats

In tonight's edition: in Kenya, a senior member of the electoral commission who fled to the US says next week's vote re-run could not be free, fair or credible; police and...

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2017-10-17 Togo

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

In tonight's edition: four people are killed in Togo amid violence in the city of Sokode; pressure mounts on Ugandan police to find a serial killer; and the hit tragi-comedy...

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2017-10-16 Somalia

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

In tonight's edition: the death toll from Somalia's truck bombing rises to 300, with many more injured and scores still missing; the deadly plague outbreak in Madagascar is...

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