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Beitenu leader Avigdor Lieberman
25/02/2015 - France - Israel

Israel court allows hard-right party to hand out Charlie Hebdo in election campaign

As French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published its second issue since the massacre at its offices in January, Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Foreign Minister Avigdor ...
20/02/2015 - Nigeria - United States

US reluctant to provide lethal equipment to Nigeria for fight against Boko Haram, interview former top US diplomat for Africa

Johnnie Carson, the former US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, has told RFI that the US is unwilling to provide lethal weaponry to Nigeria in their fight against the ...

African press review 16 February 2015

Was the loss of cellphone signal as MPs protested during Zuma’s State-of-the-Nation address just a glitch? Will diamond prices regain their glitter?
15/02/2015 - Nigeria - Boko Haram

West Africa must fight Nigeria's Boko Haram with international support, interview UN Special Representative

UN Special Representative for West Africa Mohammed Ibn Chambas has urged Lake Chad basin countries to “aggressively” tackle Nigerian militant group Boko Haram themselves.
A polling station in Clichy-sous-Bois
15/02/2015 - REPORT: France

French politicians up in arms after Muslim party joins electoral race

New party Union of French Muslim Democrats (UDMF) is to present candidates in eight cities in the local elections to be held in France next month.


African press review 11 February 2015

There'sd badn news and good news for the SA economy. Lesotho will go to the polls. Mubarak's men return to politics for upcoming parliamentary polls.

African press review 10 February 2015

Zuma’s not nervous. Economic Freedom Fighters MPs are ready to break ranks. Egypt winds down film censorship, except for porn and atheism.

French press review 10 February 2015

Reporters tote up the euros stashed in Swiss HSBC by wealthy tax dodgers. King Mohammed VI of Morocco is suspected of owning a secret account.

African press review 9 February 2015

Football tragedy in Egypt, postponement of national elections in Nigeria and President Zuma’s state of the nation address in South Africa are all topics in today's African papers.

Socialist candidate Frédéric Barbier elected in Doubs
09/02/2015 - France

Socialist candidate narrowly beats Front National in French by-election

France's ruling Socialists on Sunday narrowly won a key by-election, beating the far-right National Front candidate in what was President Francois Hollande's first major test since the Paris ...