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After the suicide attack on the French Lycée Istiqlal in Kabul
11/12/2014 - Afghanistan - France

Suicide bomber hits French school in Kabul

Several people have been killed and a number of others injured in a suicide bombing in a French-sponsored school in Kabul that also houses a French cultural centre.

The scene of the bombing near the synagogue in the rue Copernic in 1980
14/11/2014 - France - Canada - Lebanon

Canada to extradite 1980 Paris synagogue bombing suspect Hassan Diab

Canada is to extradite a Lebanese-Canadian academic accused of being behind a bombing outside a Paris synagogue in 1980 to France.

African press review 23 September 2014

The "Islamic State" armed group, which now controls part of Iraq and Syria, is making quite a few front pages this morning, following its call for the murder of nationals of countries ...

African press review 22 September 2014

With at least two police officers dead and seven injured following yesterday's bomb attack in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, this morning's Egyptian papers are, tragically, full of explosions.

A Palestinian on the site of a home destroyed by Israeli bombardment Wednesday
16/07/2014 - France - Middle East

France proposes EU take over control of Israel-Gaza border crossings

France has proposed that European Union teams take over the running of border crossings between Israel and the Gaza Strip in a bid to encourage a truce in the escalating conflict that has seen 205 ...
View of Mount Meru from the centre of Arusha, a popular tourist destination.
08/07/2014 - Interview

Tanzania: Attack in Arusha carried out by Tanzanians, says Home Affairs Minister

Police have arrested two nationals in connection with a bomb attack against an Indian restaurant in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, which left eight people injured late on Monday.
Pinar Selek in Strasbourg earlier this year
11/06/2014 - France - Turkey

Turkish court scraps life sentence on academic who has fled to France

Turkey’s appeals court has scrapped a life sentence handed down to an academic who has fled to France.
After the attack against La Chaumière restaurant, popular with Westerners in Djibouti
29/05/2014 - Report: Somalia - Djibouti

Al-Shebab claims Djibouti bombing, targets French

In Somalia al-Shebab has claimed responsibility for the weekend's two deadly bomb attacks on a Djibouti restaurant.
The identikit picture of the bombing suspect
16/05/2014 - France - Canada - Middle East

Canadian court backs extradition of Paris synagogue bombing suspect

A Canadian court has upheld a decision to extradite a professor of Lebanese origin accused of bombing a Paris synagogue in 1980 to France.

African press review 5 February 2014

Police examine what they seized in Mombasa mosque raid. Kenya's Anglican archbishop is worried about gays. Kenyatta's ICC case takes a new turn. A Ugandan judge lashes the attorney general.