Cashing in on an African boom: Moroccan businesses are turning away from austerity-hit Europe and looking south for new growth markets. We head to Morocco and speak to managers of several companies who see a bright future in Africa.
Greenpeace is the one of the most famous NGOs in the world. It raises awareness on environmental issues through often spectacular campaigns. But these operations don’t come without risk. Thirty Greenpeace activists are currently being detained in Russia after their bid to board an Arctic oil rig. Charged with "piracy", they could face up to 15 years in jail.
A man is being held by French police, accused of stabbing a soldier in the throat last week. The attack took place at the La Defénse business district outside Paris, when the adjoining shopping centre was swarming with Saturday shoppers. There has been speculation that the suspect, Alexandre Dhaussy, was inspired by the Islamist attack on a British soldier in London just days before. Dhaussy was already known to intelligence services, but there had not been enough evidence to arrest him.
Despite an outstanding seafaring heritage and the second-largest area of territorial waters in the world, France no longer rules the waves. With fishing quotas, foreign competition and rising fuel costs, can the decline of the French maritime sector - which provides 400,000 jobs - be halted?
Rwanda is set to indict 23 French officials over their suspected role in the 1994 genocide, according to judicial sources. The move follows the arrest in Germany of Rose Kabuye (photo), a top Rwandan presidential aide, under a French warrant.
Thousands of Rwandans responded to government calls and flooded the streets of Kigali to protest against the arrest in Germany of Rose Kabuye, an official involved in the incident that started the 1994 genocide.