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28/02/2015

French press review 28 February 2015

Bowie gets an exhibition at Paris’s new concert hall. A Bangladeshi blogger is murdered. IS runs amok in a museum. French retirement homes’ prices come under fire.
IS members destroy a statue in Mosul museum
27/02/2015 - France - Iraq - Syria

Hollande condemns IS’s ‘barbaric’ destruction of ancient artefacts in Mosul

French President François Hollande on Friday condemned the “barbaric” destruction of ancient statues by the Islamic State (IS) armed group in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
27/02/2015

African press review 27 February 2015

SA’s budget ruffles few feathers. Al-Shebab brags about attacking Somalia’s presidential palace and threaten more violence in Kenya.
27/02/2015

French press review 27 February 2015

French papers ignore “Jihadi John” but take a look in-depth at Boko Haram. France still waits for better economic times, although it is doing well in innovation.

26/02/2015

African press review 26 February 2015

Today's main story in the African press is BusinessDay's overview of yesterday's budget speech by South Africa's Finance Minister.
25/02/2015

African press review 25 February 2015

Nigeria’s opposition lashes Jonathan over continuing Boko Haram violence. A new crisis looms for Kenya’s education system. Kenyan corruption-watchers are accused of corruption.
21/02/2015

French press review 21 February 2015

The Socialist party swept the board in elections here in France in 2012, winning the Presidential and the Parliamentary elections.
20/02/2015

African press review 20 February 2015

An albino child is abducted in Tanzania. Boko Haram continues its attacks. Soyinka calls for resistance against “misrule”. Obasanjo comes under editorial fire.
Reinforced security at St Peter's in Rome
19/02/2015 - Report: Italy

Italy warns IS could pose threat to Europe, steps up security

Italy has issued its strongest warning yet about the danger of the Islamic State (IS) armed group establishing a stronghold in Libya that would threaten Europe’s security.
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