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16/12/2014

African press review 16 December 2014

Nigerian motorists queue for petrol as oilworkers strike. Nobody opposes Malema in the Economic Freedom Fighters leadership election. Conflict in South Sudan has cost thousands of lives.
15/12/2014 - France

French police dismantle jihadi network

According to a police source, anti terror police units targeted a dozen targets in Toulouse, around Paris and in the northern region of Normandy early on Monday.

12/12/2014

African press review 12 December 2014

Kenyan politicians argueover how to fight political violence. Kenya's government opposes an ICC police force. SA struggles to stop the lights going out.
Afghan police outside the lycée Istiqlal in Kabul after the suicide attack
12/12/2014 - Afghanistan - France

Taliban targeted culture and creation in Kabul school blast, Hollande

Afghanistan’s Taliban showed their hatred of culture and creativity in Thursday’s suicide attack on a French high school and cultural centre in Kabul, French President François ...
After the suicide attack on the French Lycée Istiqlal in Kabul
11/12/2014 - Afghanistan - France

Suicide bomber hits French school in Kabul

Several people have been killed and a number of others injured in a suicide bombing in a French-sponsored school in Kabul that also houses a French cultural centre.

Serge Lazarevic (L) with French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and President François Hollande at Villacoublay airport
10/12/2014 - France - Mali - Niger

‘Life is beautiful,’ Lazarevic returns to France after three years as Al-Qaeda hostage

“Life is beautiful when you are free again,” former hostage Serge Lazarevic declared on his return to France on Wednesday morning.

05/12/2014

African press review 5 December 2014

Kenyan MPs recommend tougher anti-terror laws. Sisi wants to ban insulting revolutions. Zilbabwe's vice-president is heading for a fall.
A helicopter landing in the South-Kivu region in DR Congo in November 2014.
30/11/2014 - FRANCE - BURKINA FASO

French soldier dies in helicopter accident in Burkina Faso

A French special forces commando has died in Burkina Faso during a training flight, the French defence ministry announced Sunday.

François Hollande faces journalists from RFI, France 24 and TV5 at the Palais de l'Elysée on Thursday evening
28/11/2014 - Interview: France's President François Hollande

IS videos ‘terrorism through images’, Hollande tells RFI

French President François Hollande dubbed the Islamic State (IS) armed group’s propaganda videos “terrorist attacks through images” and insisted that France will continue to ...
Video screenshot of two of the kidnappes of Hervé Gourdel.
27/11/2014 - Algeria - France

Algerian army claims one of French hiker’s murderers killed

The Algerian army has killed one of the jihadist kidnappers responsible for the beheading of French hiker, Hervé Gourdel.
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