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An MP flees the parliament in Ouagadougou as demonstrators occupy it on Thursday
31/10/2014 - Burkina Faso - Mali

France calls for calm in Burkina Faso as army says Compaoré no longer in power

French Foreign Affairs Secretary Laurent Fabius on Friday called for calm in Burkina Faso as protesters took to the streets after President Blaise Compaoré refused to leave power and the army ...
31/10/2014

African press review 31 October 2014

The political situation in Burkina Faso sparked by President Blaise Compaoré’s plans to amend the constitution and stay in power after 27 years in office is everyone’s top story ...
31/10/2014

French press review 31 October 2014

The political crisis in the west African nation of Burkina Faso receives front-page coverage in this morning’s French papers.

30/10/2014

African press review 30 October 2014

Burkina Faso’s MPs face a historic vote. Zambia buries its former president. Egypt and Sudan fall out over a dam. Press freedom takes a hit in Egypt but it’s even worse in Eritrea.
29/10/2014

African press review 29 October 2014

Burkina Faso is shaken by protests. The US warns of jihadist threats In Egypt. There's dissatisfaction with South Africa's medium-term budget.
A French military helicopter lands at the crash site in Mali
21/09/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

First Air Algérie crash investigation report fails to establish cause

A first report on July’s Air Algérie crash in Mali has failed to establish a cause, investigators revealed on Saturday in Mali.
Caring Fashion: How ethics is shaking up the industry
10/09/2014 - International report

Caring Fashion: How ethics is shaking up the industry

As concern for the working conditions of garment workers rumbles on, following last year's Rana Plaza tragedy - one of the worst factory disasters in history - demand is growing from consumers for a ...
A French solider at the site of the Air Algerie plane that crashed on July 24, 2014.
07/08/2014 - France - Algeria

Investigators confirm second black box in Air Algerie crash is not usable

French officials investigating the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali killing all 116 passengers on board confirmed on Thursday that the cockpit voice recorder was not usable.

A Malian police officers holds one of the black boxes from Air Algérie flight AH5017
30/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Radar shows Air Algérie flight turning back into storm before crash

France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday.
Debris from the crashed Air Algérie plane at the site of the accident in Mali
29/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Air Algérie crash investigation to take time, French minister

The black boxes from the Air Algérie plane that crashed in the Malian desert on Thursday arrived in Paris on Monday. But ministers warned that the investigation would take a while.

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