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Mikaël Dos Santos was brought up in Champigny-sur-Marne to the east of Paris
21/11/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

Confusion over 'French' IS executioner's identity, as new video calls for attacks in France

Sources in the Islamic State (IS) armed group have told RFI that French national Mickaël Dos Santos is not one of the executioners in a recent video, contradicting French officials’ claim ...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi surrounded by his generals
02/11/2014 - france - mali - egypt

Crimes against journalists: Egyptian media under attack

In honour of the first anniversary of the killing of French journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, the United Nations has deemed the 2nd of November 2014, as the first International Day to ...
Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, July 30 2013 at a press conference in Mali.
02/11/2014 - France - Mali - United Nations

Remembering journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon - one year on

Today marks the United Nations' first International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, a date chosen in remembrance of two French journalists assassinated in Mali.

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, ...