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Smoke rises from the upper storeys of the Maison de la Radio in Paris
31/10/2014 - France

Fire at French public radio headquarters in Paris

France’s national broadcasters were forced off the air for over an hour on Friday when fire broke out at the Paris headquarters of France’s public radio stations.
The funeral of nine Minusma troops killed in northern Mali earlier this month in Bamako
27/10/2014 - France - Libya - Mali

France to send troops back to north Mali as insurgent activity revives

France is to send troops redeployed to neighbouring countries back to theMali because UN forces have failed to turn up in the troubled north of the country as planned, French Defence Minister ...
Flowers were placed at the foot of this statue at the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris.
20/09/2014 - France - Mali

France to declassify documents on RFI reporters’ murder in Mali

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says secret documents on last year ‘s murder of the two RFI reporters in Mali will be declassified.

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The orb and sceptre change hands
19/07/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

The orb and sceptre change hands

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the abdicating European monarchs.
Sardar Ahmad at the AFP office in Kabul on 20 March, 2014
21/03/2014 - France - Afghanistan

Reporter and family among nine killed in Kabul hotel attack

A journalist with Agence France Presse (AFP) was among the nine people killed in a Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul, officials said Friday.

Okwi Victor’s beliefs
01/03/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Okwi Victor’s beliefs

Double the fun on The Sound Kitchen this week: you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about Central African Republic and a “This I Believe” essay from listener Okwi Victor in Kampala, ...
Front National leader Marine Le Pen
09/02/2014 - France

Police clash with anti-Front National protesters in Brittany capital

Four protesters were arrested in the western French city of Rennes after clashes between police and opponents of the far-right Front National (FN), which was holding an election meeting in a hall ...
Pussy Riot's Nadia Tolokonnikova with Maria Alekhina at Krasnoyarsk airport after their release
26/12/2013 - Interview: Russia

Olympics one-off chance to pressure Putin, Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova tells RFI

The Sochi Olympics give rights campaigners a one-off chance to put pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pussy Riot's Nadia Tolokonnikova has told RFI.
South Sudan vice-president Riek Machar
20/12/2013 - Exclusive: South Sudan

South Sudan vice-president Machar calls on army to topple Kiir

South Sudan's vice-president Riek Machar has called on the army to overthrow President Salva Kiir.