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15/11/2014

French press review 15 November 2014

There are lots of comments in the press this Saturday about the admission in a French hospital of Algeria's long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The ANC falls out with a longstanding union ally.
A Syrian woman with her son, who has meningitis but no drugs to treat it, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
12/11/2014 - Report: Lebanon

Lebanon to ignore UN policy on Syrian refugees

Lebanon has announced that it will set its own policies regarding refugees from conflict in Syria, rather than following those set by international bodies like the United Nations, which it accused of ...
06/11/2014

African press review 6 November 2014

South Africa's hearing over violence at Marikana where 34 striking mineworkers have died, Boko Haram's attack against French-owned cement works and US's pressure against Yemen's former president Ali ...
03/11/2014 - Ebola - Sierra Leone

UN Ebola mission chief on 'mixed picture' in Sierra Leone, involvement of NATO and Ebola stats

After his third whistle-stop tour around Sierra Leone in the space of a month, UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury described the situation in the country as a “very mixed picture”.

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 ...
November 2 marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
02/11/2014 - Analysis: Media

Crimes against journalists must stop: a day to end impunity

Calls are growing for the media to dig deeper into the reporting of crimes against journalists, and to investigate the aftermath.
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.

A view shows the entrance of the military Hospital Begin in Saint-Mande, eastern Paris, September 19, 2014.
02/11/2014 - FRANCE

UN health worker with Ebola flown to France for treatment

According to the health ministry, France has taken in an employee of the United Nations who contracted the disease in Sierra Leone.

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 ...
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