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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Sharm el-Sheikh, 15 March 2015.
26/03/2015 - Report: Egypt

Egypt's Coptic Christians are politically divided

Egypt's Christian community have often bared the brunt of political and sectarian tensions following the 2011 revolution. Christians in Egypt are said to number at least 10 million.
Attack in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, after President Goodluck Jonathan's visit, 2 Feb.
26/03/2015 - Report: Nigeria

Nigeria election campaign marred by violence

Thursday is the final day of campaigning before presidential elections in Nigeria on Saturday.
A file photo of a Syrian refugee girl sitting outside a tent at a refugee camp in Northern Lebanon.
16/03/2015 - Report: Lebanon

Lebanon bears the brunt of the Syrian refugee crisis

Today marks the fourth anniversary of violent protests in Syria that sparked the civil war between supporters of president Bashar al-Assad and those trying to overthrow his regime.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the United Nations in New York, 10 March, 2015
12/03/2015 - Report: United States

US press lashes Hillary Clinton over deleted emails

One day after Hillary Clinton first spoke publicly about her use of a personal email account, the former US secretary of state cannot escape the headlines.
10/03/2015 - Nigeria

It's hard to stay neutral during the Nigerian election campaign: interview Catholic Church leader

Remaining impartial in the run-up to Nigeria’s presidential polls is a challenge, a leading member of the Catholic Church told RFI on Monday.
Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar
05/03/2015 - Interview: France - Iran

Obama must stand up to ‘extremists' over nuclear talks, Iran vice-president

US President Barack Obama must stand up to “extremists” who oppose a deal over Iran’s nuclear capacity, Iranian vice-president Massoumeh Ebtekar told RFI this week.
Foreign nationals, specifically African migrants, working and living in towns and cities across South Africa are routinely targeted
05/03/2015 - Report: South Africa

Xenophobic attacks erupt in South Africa's Limpopo province

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa have moved to the north-eastern province of Limpopo.
Gazans watch members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades take part in a military parade marking the 27th anniversary of Hamas's founding
05/03/2015 - Report: Gaza - Egypt

Hamas angered by Egyptian court’s ‘terrorist’ label

In Gaza the Islamist Hamas party has voiced outrage over an Egyptian court's ruling earlier this week that labels the group a terrorist organisation.
US President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro meet at Nelson Mandela's funeral in 2013
27/02/2015 - Report. US - Cuba

US, Cuba meet to discuss reopening embassies after 54-year freeze

Delegations from Cuba and the United States were to meet in Washington DC on Friday to discuss the second round in moves to restore diplomatic relations - the opening of embassies in their respective ...
Still from "Bwaya" by Francis Xavier Pasion
22/02/2015 - Report: Culture

Philippines’ film "Bwaya" takes gold at France’s main Asian Cinema Festival

A film about a crocodile in the Philippines outback helps raise local cultural awareness at home and abroad, coming out as the top jury pick at the 21st Festival International du Cinéma ...