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14/12/2014 - Interview: Former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo

Exclusive: Obasanjo lays into Jonathan as autobiography faces Nigeria libel ban

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo slammed a Nigerian politician who has held up publication of his autobiography by suing him for libel in an exclusive interview with RFI.
The block of flats in Créteil where the young couple were attacked and robbed
07/12/2014 - France

France to make fight against anti-Semitism ‘national cause’, minister

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has sworn to make the fight against anti-Semtism and racism a “national cause”.
Law court at Créteil on the outskirts of Paris, where the attack took place.
04/12/2014 - France

French minister deplores 'anti-Semitic' basis of attack on couple

France's interior minister on Wednesday condemned an attack on a couple who were allegedly targeted because they were Jewish.

Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
The photo of Sergei Pugatchev issued by Interpol
27/11/2014 - Russia - France

Interpol issues warrant for Russian oligarch Pugachev

Interpol has issued an international arrest warrant for Russian oligarch Sergei Pugachev, the former owner of French luxury food shop Hédiard and the paper France Soir.
An IS fighter in Raqa, Syria
27/11/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

French police seize Islamic State propaganda, arrest 'pro-jihadists'

French police swooped on a suspected jihadist group in a small town in eastern France on Wednesday night, arresting several people and seizing propaganda for to the Islamic State (IS) armed ...
The victims were studying oenology in Bordeaux
26/11/2014 - France - China

French men jailed for attack on Chinese wine students

In France three men aged 21-23 have been jailed and fined for attacking a group of Chinese exchange students last year.
A black pearl
25/11/2014 - French Polynesia

Tahiti customs seize 190,000 black pearls

Customs officers have seized a record 190,000 black pearls, worth thousands of euros, at the home of a drug trafficker on a French Polynesian island.
18/11/2014

African press review 18November 2014

In Zimbabwe, vice-president Joice Mujuru on Monday defended herself against allegations that she had masterminded a plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.

Peter Kassig, who is believed to have been murdered by the Islamic State armed group
16/11/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

Hollande, Valls condemn ‘barbaric’ IS killing of Kassig, Syrian soldiers

The murder of US hostage Peter Kassig and about 18 Syrian soldiers by the Islamic State (IS) armed group was a “crime against humanity”, French President François Hollande said on ...
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