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Former Cote d'Ivoire's President Laurent Gbagbo attends his trial in The Hague on 28 January, 2016
28/01/2016 - Cote d'Ivoire

Gbagbo pleads not guilty

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo pleaded "not guilty" to four charges of crimes against humanity on Thursday.
A woman lights up a candle in front of Les Cent Kilos cafe in Paris.
16/11/2015 - France

Parisians stand up to fear in the face of Paris attacks

Friday's deadly attacks in the French capital hit a nerve among Parisians. Their daily life and way of living was the prime target of the terrorists.
The conference centre in Valleta where the EU-Africa migrant summit is being held
12/11/2015 - Report: EU - Africa

Malta summit bids to stem EU migrant flow by keeping asylum seekers in Africa

European and African representatives meet on the Mediterranean island of Malta this week to try to stem the flow of migrants northwards, as thousands head north to flee war and poverty.

A placard calling for an end to abolition legislation for sex work at a demonstraion in Paris ahead of the Senate vote.
31/03/2015 - FRANCE

French sex workers fear Senate vote will push prostitution underground

After France’s right-wing-dominated Senate voted against a Socialist government proposal to punish clients of prostitutes, analysts and sex workers told RFI they fear prostitution will continue ...
African diaspora wants voice at AU
01/02/2015 - International report

African diaspora wants voice at AU

While the African Union (AU) is a chance for all 54 member states to get together to discuss the pressing issues on the continent, it's also a chance for civil society and in some cases others from ...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi surrounded by his generals
02/11/2014 - france - mali - egypt

Crimes against journalists: Egyptian media under attack

In honour of the first anniversary of the killing of French journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, the United Nations has deemed the 2nd of November 2014, as the first International Day to ...
Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza (L) talks with Cameroon's President Paul Biya at the start of the European Union Africa summit in Brussels
05/04/2014 - European Union - Central African Republic - France

Samba-Panza promises CAR reconciliation as Europe prepares to send troops

Europe’s pledge to send a force to the violence-torn Central African Republic (CAR) overshadowed the fourth European Union–Africa summit held in Brussels this week.
Canadian dream series part 5 - Ahmed Hussein
01/11/2013 - International report

Canadian dream series part 5 - Ahmed Hussein

Time now for the final part of our series looking at immigration in Canada, the Canadian Dream. Canada has one of the highest immigration rates per capita in the world.
Canadian dream series part 4 - Eliana Cuevas
31/10/2013 - International report

Canadian dream series part 4 - Eliana Cuevas

Some say Toronto is the most multicultural city in the world. The Canadian city is home to Eliana Cuevas from Venezuela.
Canadian dream series part 3 - Mona Tawfik
30/10/2013 - International report

Canadian dream series part 3 - Mona Tawfik

In the third in our five-part series on immigration in Canada, RFI travels to the capital, Ottawa, home to many different immigrant communities; including one of the largest from the Middle East.