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Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England (1-2)

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'Aquarius', refugees and 'Europe's soul'

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THE DEBATE

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in runoff

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Music show: Chiara Civello, Jay-Z and Beyoncé & Solidays festival

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How corruption has damaged Armenia's environment

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'Changing FARC peace deal would be a huge historical error for Colombia'

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TALKING EUROPE

EU ombudsman: 'Just raising an issue can be sufficient to change things'

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Trouble in the eurozone: New Italian government puts pressure on establishment

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ACROSS AFRICA

A week of political and social events across the African continent: exclusive reports and analysis. Every Thursday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-06-05

Senegalese city of Saint-Louis divided over French colonial statue

In much of Africa, colonialism remains a sensitive subject. In Saint-Louis, Senegal, campaigners behind the "Faidherbe must fall" lobby believe the statue of French colonial general Louis Faidherbe is offensive - they want it gone. Also in this weekly roundup: Siya Kolisi becomes the first black South African to captain the national rugby side in a full test match. And Madagascar sees a spike in the number of business people being kidnapped in the capital, mostly of Indian and Pakistani descent.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH , Laura DI BIASIO