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The heavily fortified court house in Naples
16/04/2014 - France - Italy

Camorra godfather arrested in French Riviera café

A Naples Mafia chief has been arrested while driking coffee in a café in the French Riviera city of Nice.

The food court at Elephant and Castle, London - Ivanovs worked at the McDonalds there
10/04/2014 - France - Britain

London court sentences Frenchman to life for murder of deaf Latvian

A Frenchman has been sentenced to life in prison by a British court for strangling a deaf Latvian with a steam-iron cord and stealing his iPad.

French soldiers arrest Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden
09/04/2014 - France - UK - Somalia

Frenchman murdered in Somalia was piracy profits expert

The motives for the killing of a 28-year-old Frenchman and a 57-year-old British citizen working for the UN were still unclear two days after they were shot at an airport in Somalia.

Photos of victims at the genocide memorial in Kigali
08/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda genocide 20 years

Serving time for Rwandan genocide in Nyamagabe prison

It’s a hot day on an April morning at Nyamagabe prison in Rwanda’s Southern Province.

08/04/2014 - Rwanda genocide 20 years

Answering a 19-year-old question in Rwanda

“Who’s my father? Where’s my father?” Marie-Claire Mukanyamwasa had asked her mother since she could talk.

Brisbane
02/04/2014 - Australia - France

Female French student found murdered in east Australia

A young French woman has been found dead in the Brisbane, the fourth foreign student to be murdered in the east Australian city since November.

Maurice Agnelet released from jail in February 2013.
17/03/2014 - France

Riviera lawyer faces third trial over alleged murder of Casino heiress

Former Riviera lawyer Maurice Agnelet faced a French court for the third time to face accusations of the murder of wealthy casino heiress Agnès Le Roux, who disappeared in mysterious ...

11/03/2014

African press review 11 March 2014

Have SA strike negotiators got ants in their pants? Who is killing the Rwandan government's exiled opponents? Should Ugandan parliamentary committee chairs get their fingers out?

Benghazi residents flee fighting between the army and Islamists in the Ansar al-Sharia militia last year
02/03/2014 - Libya - France

French engineer shot dead in Libya, hospital

A French engineer has been shot dead in the Libyan city of Benghazi, hospital sources said Sunday.

Jaime Martinez (L) after being found guilty of the murder of Jérémie Bellanger and Fannie Blancho
28/02/2014 - France - Bolivia

Bolivian sentenced to 30 years for murder of French tourists

A 31-year-old Bolivian man has been sentenced to 30 years in jail without parole for the murder of two French tourists in 2010.

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