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French journalists urge Algeria to free jailed reporter

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French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government...
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Two French soldiers killed in Mali – presidency

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Two French soldiers with the anti-jihadist Barkhane force in Mali were killed Saturday when their armoured vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, the French presidency...
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Facebook blocks terminally ill Frenchman from streaming his death

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Facebook said Saturday it would block the livestream of a Frenchman suffering from an incurable condition who wanted to broadcast his death on the social...
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French anti-jihadist force kills civilian in Mali

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French anti-jihadist troops in Mali killed a civilian Tuesday and injured two others after a bus refused to slow down in a volatile area despite...
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Mali protest movement proposes two-year transition to civilian rule

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The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to...
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Mali: France asks military to ‘quickly’ transfer power

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France on Sunday called on Mali’s military junta to “quickly” organise a transition to civilian rule after this month’s coup, warning that the political crisis...
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Mali’s neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

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Mali’s West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional...
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Mali transition must be quick – French foreign minister

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France’s foreign minister said on Thursday that the transition in Mali needs to be quick, but that the coup d’etat in the country would not...
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Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

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The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...