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17/09/2014

French press review 17 September 2014

Three of this morning's papers give pride of place to yesterday's vote of confidence in the government of Manuel Valls, the prime minister's second such test in less than six months.

Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Defence Minister
16/09/2014 - France - Libya

UN must deal with 'terrorist threat' in Libya, French defence minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that the "terrorist threat" in Libya must be addressed at the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, alongside the dangers of ...
08/08/2014 - France - US

US warplanes strike jihadist targets in northern Iraq

The United States has conducted targeted airstrikes on military positions of the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq.

28/07/2014

African press review 28 July 2014

Concern over the Ebola virus grows in Nigeria, Liberia worries about a future war crime tribunal, and South Africa wants to pass on the housing hot potatoe.

Delegates attend the first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Kenya's capital Nairobi
26/06/2014 - Somalia - Kenya

Illegal charcoal trade funding Somalia's al-Shebab

The illegal trade in charcoal is funding al-Shebab operations in the Horn of Africa, according to a United Nations report launched in Nairobi during the inaugural United Nations Environment ...
Teachers in Ghana worry about education key targets
16/05/2014 - International report

Teachers in Ghana worry about education key targets

In Ghana, the United Nations set Ghana the Millennium Development Goal of providing access to primary education for all children back in 2000.
12/05/2014 - Interview: Uganda

Uganda’s foreign minister sets his sights on UN presidency, announces troops for CAR

Uganda’s foreign minister Sam Kutesa visited Paris on Friday to drum up support for his bid to become president of the UN General Assembly.
11/04/2014

French press review 11 April 2014

The French press welcomes the unanimous UN Security Council vote to send 12,000 UN peacekeepers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where violence between Christians and Muslims has triggered ...
French soldiers arrest Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden
09/04/2014 - France - UK - Somalia

Frenchman murdered in Somalia was piracy profits expert

The motives for the killing of a 28-year-old Frenchman and a 57-year-old British citizen working for the UN were still unclear two days after they were shot at an airport in Somalia.
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